Renting social housing

Social housing refers to housing that has controlled rent. To be eligible for social housing, certain conditions regarding income must be met.

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Social housing eligibility

Social housing refers to housing constructed with the help of state funding which belong to, or are managed by Social Housing organisations. With its controlled rents, social housing is allocated to households whose income does not exceed a certain limit.

Did you know that 70% of the people living on the Côte d’Azur may be entitled to social housing? You may be eligible for social housing depending on your income and the make up of your household. The table below shows the different conditions for eligibility depending on your income and the make up of your household.

Social housing income eligibility in 2018

Social housing income eligibility in 2017

*Young couple = Married couple with no dependents. The sum of their ages must equal 55 or more.

Income tax reference amount in euros for the year Y-2 (as listed on the tax assessment of each member of the household) or for the previous year (Y -1) if income is 10% lower than Y-2.

 

 

Applying for social housing

Applications for social housing may be made on line. Once validated, your application will be sent to social housing organisations concerned.