Student housing aid

What should I know?

Updated October 2020    3-minutes read

Updated October 2020    3-min read

In France, most students receive financial assistance from the State to pay their rent. It goes from €70 to €295/month.

There is no minimum age to receive the student housing aid (often called “APL” in French) but you must meet several criteria:

  • The accommodation is your main residence in France.
  • Your rent certificate must be signed by your landlord.
  • Your name must be on the lease.
  • You cannot be related to your landlord.
  • You are a EU citizen or VLS-TS holder.
  • You must have low/ no incomes.
  • You must have a French bank account.

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