Finding accommodation will be one of the first challenges you face when preparing your stay in France.
To give yourself the best chance of success before you start looking, you will find here lots of practical information: available options and support, conditions of access, procedures to follow when you move in, etc.

Looking for accommodation

Advice, accommodation glossary, presentation of accommodation options.

Moving in and moving out

Procedures to complete before you move in, and as you prepare to leave.

Housing allowance - CAF

The Family Allowances Office (‘Caisse d’Allocations Familiales’ - CAF) can provide you with financial support to help you pay your rent, provided that you meet certain conditions.

Rights and obligations

Your rights and responsibilities as a tenant, and those of your landlord.
Published on  January 7, 2021
Updated on February 5, 2021