Struggling to pay your rent? Do you want to move out but can't afford it?
The Department of Housing has opened applications for rental assistance. any citizen interested in being eligible for the aforementioned aid can go to the housing office in Torrevieja, where you will be advised how to apply for the assistance correctly.
The housing office will continue with its usual schedule, but to provide information about the program it has established an extraordinary schedule of 10:30 to 12:30 from Monday to Thursday, from Monday 18 February to Friday 8 March.
The aim of these grants is to promote access to rental housing, as well as facilitating access to young people.
The Councillor for Housing, Fanny Serrano, said that this information service was implemented since the beginning of the current mandate and said that "thanks to this work, many torrevejenses have been able to benefit from the assistance."
These grants can reach up to 40% of the lease, with a maximum of 2,880 euros per year and can be up to 50% of the rent if all members of the cohabitation are older than 65. Specific aid is also available for young people, cohabitation units affected by catastrophic situations, women in situations of need or at risk of exclusion, especially when they have minor children exclusively dependent on them, as well as cohabitation units in which all people are unemployed.
The aid is co-financed by the Ministry and the Generalitat Valenciana and has been announced by the regional government, an investment of 20 million euros is planned, of which almost 13.5 million will be allocated to the rental aid program and 6.5 million specifically for young people.
All the information available can be found on the Conselleria's website www.habitatge.gva.es, on telephone 012 or 96 386 60 00 or in the mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also make an appointment at the regional housing service in Alicante by calling 96 593 84 12.