Habitat unworthy : permit to rent is operational

The administrative documents making operational the “allowed to rent” are available today, just to remind the ministry of Housing. This tool, invented by the loi Alur, has the objective of combating the habitat unworthy.
A decree published in December 2016 permits to the municipalities which so wish to define certain geographical areas or types of housing or residential complexes, in which the rental of a property by a lessor will be subject to a declaration, or even a prior authorization. This scheme, initiated by the law Alur and nicknamed “allowed to rent”, has been designed to combat the habitat unworthy. Thus, a colander, heat may be banned in the lease.


The ministry of Housing, in a press release of 19 April 2017, reported that everything was now in place for an effective entry into force of the device. Emmanuelle Cosse has sent a letter to local authorities informing them of the availability of forms to be filled out by the owners concerned on the site www.service-public.fr”.


A device criticised by the real estate professionals


Three forms Cerfa are available : “Statement of lease”, “prior Authorization of lease” and “Declaration of transfer of prior authorization of lease-valid”.


This permit to rent has been the subject, in December 2016, criticised the part of the professionals real estate.

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