Procedure How to apply for the Differential Rent Allowance

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Direction de l’Habitat

10 bis, quai Antoine 1er
BP 631
MC 98013 MONACO CEDEX

Managing applications for housing benefit :
(+377) 98 98 80 08
(+377) 98 98 44 79

Fax : (+377) 98 98 20 06

Opening Hours : from 9.30am to 5.00pm from Monday to Friday

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Direction de l’Habitat

10 bis, quai Antoine 1er
BP 631
MC 98013 MONACO CEDEX

Opening Hours : from 9.30am to 5.00pm from Monday to Friday

Phone : (+377) 98 98 80 08

Fax : (+377) 98 98 20 06

Lignes générales téléphoniques :
Aides au Logement : (+377) 98 98 44 79
Secteur Domanial : (+377) 98 98 44 80
Secteur Protégé : (+377) 98 98 44 81

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Principle and conditions

In order to be entitled to the Differential Rent Allowance, you must:

 

Reference rents on 1st January 2016, published in the Journal de Monaco of 27th November 2015:

Number of rooms Reference rent
Studio 962,00 €
1 bedroom apartment 1.282,00 €
2 bedroom apartment 1.800,00 €
3 bedroom apartment 2.120,00 €
4 bedroom and more 2.310,00 €

1

Obtaining and completing the form

To get this form you can either:

The form must be submitted to the Housing Department, accompanied by documentary evidence for the sums claimed. This documentary evidence must be prepared either by the lessor or their representative.

2

Collating the documents (standard case)

Documents to be provided when submitting a new application:

  • The filled out form
  • Copies of residence permits for all members of the household (and a copy of the Family record booklet if required)
  • A full copy of the tenancy agreement and its amendments, if relevant
  • Bank account details or statement authorising payment of the allowance directly to the property owner. You can download a template here (French only) Download file ADL - Accord de versement au propriétaire (362-0004_01-2014) ADL - Accord de versement au propriétaire (362-0004_01-2014)
  • A copy of the last justification of rent paid, and, if relevant, the notification of rent indexation
  • A full copy of your latest income tax notice, if relevant
  • An ownership statement application  You can download a template here (French only) Download file Demande de Relevé de Propriété  (362-0022_01-2016) Demande de Relevé de Propriété (362-0022_01-2016)
  • A statement of income from securities and investments for each individual aged over 18 in the household (including students) for the previous calendar year. This statement is drawn up by the bank (or banks) or Post Office where you hold your accounts, even if you do not have any income of this kind. You can download a template here (French only) Download file Modèle d'attestation bancaire (n° 362-0005_01-2016) Modèle d'attestation bancaire (n° 362-0005_01-2016)

Other documents to be provided for annual revision of allowance:

  • A copy of the last justification of rent paid, and, if relevant, the notification of rent indexation
  • A full copy of your latest income tax notice, if relevant
  • An ownership statement application  You can download a template here (French only) Download file Demande de Relevé de Propriété  (362-0022_01-2016) Demande de Relevé de Propriété (362-0022_01-2016)
  • A statement of income from securities and investments for each individual aged over 18 in the household (including students) for the previous calendar year. This statement is drawn up by the bank (or banks) or Post Office where you hold your accounts, even if you do not have any income of this kind. You can download a template here (French only) Download file Modèle d'attestation bancaire (n° 362-0005_01-2016) Modèle d'attestation bancaire (n° 362-0005_01-2016)

 

Documents concerning your personal circumstances

If you receive social welfare benefits

  • A certificate detailing whether or not you receive a housing allowance which should be prepared by the Social Services Compensation Fund or the Civil Service, and, if you do, the monthly amount paid
  • A certificate prepared by the (Monegasque or France) Social Security Funds specifying the amount of allowances (prenatal, family, schooling allowances, Christmas, housing allowances etc.) received over the last twelve months
  • A certificate from Monaco Town Hall establishing the amount of allowances or social benefits received over the last 12 months
  • A certificate prepared by the Monaco Social Protection Unit (DASS) specifying the quantity of welfare allowances received over the last 12 months
  • A sworn certificate specifying the amount of financial aid you receive from your family

If you are divorced

  • A copy of the divorce/separation decree
  • Documentary evidence specifying the updated amount of money which is used for the education or maintenance of a child or children and/or the maintenance paid or received on a monthly basis

If you have children who are studying (over the age of 16)

  • Certificate of school attendance or a copy of the student card
  • If they have been in paid employment, a certificate specifying the total amount of net salary, including all bonuses received over the last 12 months, along with a tax notice and a certificate from their bank

If you receive annuities

  • A certificate of the annuities received over the last 12 months which should be prepared by the issuing body

If you own property

  • Documentary evidence of the rent amount paid or, failing this, a copy of the housing tax (if the asset is not leased) as well as a copy of the property tax (France)

 

Documents concerning your professional circumstances

Employee

  • A certificate detailing the total amount of net salary, including all bonuses, received over the last 12 months which should be prepared by: 

Business people or partners

  • A balance sheet and an income statement per activity, certified for compliance by an accounting expert or a Principality approved accountant, for the last financial year of business or company operations
  • An additional certificate from your accounting expert per activity, specifying the detail of each transaction on the account of the manager or partner of the aforementioned activity, meaning all of the deposits and withdrawals made by these individuals personally

Trade-taxi

  • Copies of turnover statements, submitted to the Tax Services
  • Documentary evidence of deductible expenses (CAMTI, CARTI, fuel, vehicle maintenance, insurance, parking etc.) for the last 12 months

Self-employed professionals

  • A sworn certificate of the income received over the last 12 months

Unemployed

  • A copy of the transfer notice issued by the paying agency or unemployment allowances paid by Monaco’s Social Protection Unit (DASS) or by the Employment Office, for the last 12 months

Scholarship student

  • A certificate of school attendance or a copy of a valid student card
  • A certificate prepared by the paying agency showing the scholarship amount paid in the current academic year, or if need be, a sworn certificate in the absence of a scholarship
  • If you have several paid jobs simultaneously, a certificate specifying the total amount of net salary, including all bonuses, received over the last 12 months

Retired

  • A certificate (from the paying agency) of the amount paid over the last 12 months or the certificate which serves as a French tax return for French pensioners

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Submitting the application

All your documents must be submitted to the Housing department (see details above).

Last update: 03/09/2013

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