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.
|Composition of the household (minimum)||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 adult child
Or Household with 1 child (minor) who is present more than 50% of the time
Or Household with 1 child (minor) who is present 50% of the time
Household with 2 or 3 children (minors) who are present less than 50% of the time
|2 bedroom apartment|
Household with 2 adult children
Household with 1 minor child present more than 50% of the time and 1 minor child present 50% of the time
Household with 1 minor child present 50% of the time and at least 2 minor children present less than 50% of the time
|3 bedroom apartment|
|Household with 3 adult and/or minor children present at least 50% of the time||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
Documents providing proof of civil status are not required for applicants who submitted an application under the call for applications immediately preceding the current one, provided that there has been no change to their family circumstances 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
Remember that documents providing proof of civil status are not required for applicants who submitted an application during the Commission immediately preceding the current one, provided that there has been no change to their family circumstances in the meantime and that their identity documents are still valid.
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 valid residence permit (double sided). If applicable, a valid 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 6 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:
Return the letter addressed to the Housing Department within 6 days. After this deadline, the accommodation will be considered vacant and offered to another applicant.
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.