Consell unlocks €133,000 in assistance for renters

cartell 2021 ajudes lloguerThe Formentera Department of Housing is pleased to report applications are now being accepted from individuals and families affected economically by the Covid-19 crisis. The assistance totals €133,000, and “the terms have been reworked and the requirements simplified to make them more inclusive”, explained Ana Juan, vice-president and housing councillor of the Consell de Formentera. “With this second round of assistance we’ve tried to reach more people and made the rules more flexible. We’ll keep putting all our resources to helping people contend with the problem of renting on Formentera”, said Ana Juan.

Envisioned as targetted aid, the assistance must be used to cover rent payments or rent-related debt from November 2020 to June 2021. Depending on applicants’ social and employment situation, assistance can reach a maximum of 3,600 euros.

Applicants must be over 18 and residents of Formentera, and have a minimum four-month rental contract between November 2020 and June 2021 with monthly payments not to exceed €1,200. Applicants must also be current with rent payments for the months between November 2020 and June 2021.

Twenty days to apply
As with the previous round of assistance, the Consell de Formentera has launched an information line at 971 32 10 87 to facilitate access to assistance and answer any related questions. Interested parties have until 2 September, or 20 business days, to apply for assistance through the Citizen Information Office (OAC) or the Virtual Citizen Information Office (OVAC).

Complete details about rules and terms have been published on the website of the Consell de Formentera. Applications will be processed in order they were received.

6 August 2021
Communications Department
Consell de Formentera