How to apply for state-owned housing in Monaco
- Principle and conditions
- Obtaining and completing the form
- Collating the documents
- Collating the documents relating to the household income
- Collating the other documents
- Submitting the application
- Receiving a reply from the State Housing Commission
- Visiting the allocated apartment
- Stating your reply
- How to renew a request for the allocation of State-owned housing
Direction de l’Habitat
10 bis, quai Antoine 1er
MC 98013 MONACO CEDEX
State Sector residential property :
(+377) 98 98 80 08
(+377) 98 98 44 80
Fax : (+377) 98 98 20 06
Opening Hours : from 9.30am to 5.00pm from Monday to Friday
Principle and conditions
State-owned housing, i.e. relating to the State Property Authority (AD), is allocated to Monegasque households according to their normal needs. Priority for allocation is based on a points system, set by Ministerial Decree.
Applications for State-owned housing can only be made in the context of a call for applications after a State-owned property has been made available.
|Composition of the household||Normal Needs|
|Couple or single person in the absence of recurring revenue||Exclusion|
|Couple or Single person with regular income||Studio or 1 bedroom apartment|
Household with 1 child present
Household with 1 child (minor) who is present at least 50% of the time
Household with 2 or 3 visiting children (minors)
|2 bedroom apartment|
Household with 2 children present
Household with 1 child present and 1 child (minor) who is present at least 50% of the time
Household with 1 child present and 2 visiting children (minors)
Household with 2 child (minor) who are present at least 50% of the time
Household with 1 child who is present at least 50% of the time and at least 2 visiting children (minors)
Household with at least 4 visiting children (minors)
|3 bedroom apartment|
|Household with 3 children present||4 bedroom apartment|
Obtaining and completing the form
To get this file you can, when a call for applications is issued:
- Download it here
- Or collect it from Housing Department
Collating the documents
Applicants who have recently submitted a housing application are not required to provide proof of their family situation, as long as no change in their family situation has occurred in the meantime.
It is essential to send all the documents giving proof of your family situation, rental circumstances and financial status in accordance with the list attached to the request form.
You must also declare any situation that is not included on the list of documents to be provided.
Collating the documents relating to the household income
Information on income received by each member of the household (including students) must be provided.
Proof of income generally relate to the 12 months preceding the call for application, and must be provided by the income provider in the form of an annual statement.
PROOF MUST ALSO BE PROVIDED OF ANY NON-REMUNERATED PERIODS.
For all adult members of the household:
Proof of income from securities and movable assets (a declaration from the Management of the establishment following the model provided), which is established by the bank(s) where you hold accounts. This income includes interest on deposit or savings accounts, proceeds from bonds, dividends on shares, income from life insurance policies, the total amount from transfers and gains from securities, etc
Even in the absence of such income, banks will produce the declaration requested, which is essential for examining applications.
Collating the other documents
It is recalled that supporting documents relating to civil status are not required for applicants who have submitted an application for a property transaction immediately beforehand, if no change in their family situation has occurred in the intervening period.
As concerns the current call for applicants, the previous transaction concerns the "Commission 2016"
For all the members of the household:
- A certificate of nationality or for non-Monegasques (for each member of the household), or for people who are not Monegasque, a copy of their valide residence permit (double sided). If applicable, a copy of the Monegasque identity card for people accommodated and declared at the residence of the applicant
- For children, a copy of their valid ID card (double sided), a copy of the family record booklet or a birth certificate
- A complete copy of the divorce (or separation) ruling, of the agreement relating to the consequences of the divorce and any subsequent rulings
Other supporting documents may be requested when the application is being considered.
Submitting the application
Your application must be duly completed and submitted to the Housing Department before the deadline shown in the call for applications, otherwise your application will not be considered.
The Housing Department reserves the right to visit your current accommodation and to ask for additional supporting documents.
In all cases, you will be sent confirmation of receipt.
Receiving a reply from the State Housing Commission
Following a meeting of the State Housing Commission, you will be sent a letter, stating either:
- That your request has been accepted, followed by a subsequent letter stating the place and date for visiting the dwelling
- That your application has been placed on a waiting list
- That your request has been refused by the current Commission
Visiting the allocated apartment
During the visit, which will be the subject of a second letter stating the location of the apartment and the date of the appointment, you will be given a standard letter (three copies), so that you can indicate your acceptance, within eight days, or your refusal of the allocated apartment.
Stating your reply
If you accept:
- Keep a copy of the standard letter for future administrative procedures (various contracts, etc.)
- Send the second copy to the Housing Department
- Return the third copy to the State Property Authority, who will contact you with regard to the usual formalities (inventory and signing the lease
In the case of a refusal:
Retournez sous huit jours le courrier destiné à la Direction de l’Habitat. Passé ce délai, le logement sera considéré comme vacant et proposé à un autre candidat.
How to renew a request for the allocation of State-owned housing
If you received a refusal from the previous Commission, you will receive a letter informing you of a new call for applications. Please note that refused applications will not automatically be reconsidered.