The Hong Kong Institute of Housing (HKIH) was incorporated on 29 November 1988 and was officially registered on 9 May 1997, in accordance with The Hong Kong Institute of Housing Ordinance (Cap. 507, originally 34 of 1997). HKIH also initiated the registration of housing managers to the government; subsequently, the Housing Managers' Registration Ordinance (Cap. 550) was subsequently gazetted on 26 November 1999. HKIH is the Recognised Professional Body (RPB) of Property Management Services Authority (PMSA) since December 2019.
HKIH is the housing management professional body in Hong Kong with qualified members engaging in the co-ordination and execution of housing services incorporating the design, provision, improvement, management and administration of all types of housing. HKIH currently has over 3,200 professionally trained members, who are responsible for the management of no less than 70 per cent of all housing stock in Hong Kong. Members of HKIH practise in housing organizations such as Housing Department, private property development companies, property management companies, investment funds, local and international consultancy firms, etc. HKIH is a member of Agency for Volunteer Service and has also been awarded with the Energywise Certificate and the Wastewise Certificate by the Hong Kong Green Organisation Certification (HKGOC) under Hong Kong Productivity Council. For more information about HKIH, please visit: http://www.housing.org.hk