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Housing aid: what is Mobi-Jeunesse aid?

Verified 01 May 2023 - Legal and Administrative Information Directorate (Prime Minister)

Are you on an apprenticeship or professionalization contract, are you under 30 years old and you are a tenant?

Under certain conditions, you are entitled to Mobi-Jeunesse assistance. It allows you to support part of your rent or royalty for residential homes or social residences during your work-linked training.

We present you with the information you need to know.

Mobi-Jeunesse helps you reduce your rent and be able to take a place close to your place of training.

The aid is paid by an organization called Housing action (Ex 1% Accommodation). She's granted under certain conditions.

To be able to access help, you need to gather the 4 conditions following:

  • Be under 30
  • Be employed by a private sector company or equivalent (e.g. Epic)
  • Be on a contract of alternation, that is to say in apprenticeship contract or professionalisation contract
  • Be a tenant or prospective tenant of a home in the geographic proximity of your training location or company. You must to have signed a lease (or a agreeable the lease in the case of colocation) or convention of occupation in home or social residence. The signing of the lease or agreement must be justified by the period of work-linked training.
  • Have a monthly gross salary at hiring of less than or equal to the minimum wage (€1,747.20). The salary to be taken into account is that entered on the work-in-service contract

Time of application

Your request must be addressed 3 months before the start date of your alternance contractor up to 6 months after that date.

If the training lasts for several years, the start date can be the start date of one of them.

You must apply for Mobi-Jeunesse help no later than the day before your 30the birthday.

Filing of the application

You must apply through an online service:

Application for mobile youth assistance

Mobi-Jeunesse (youth assistance) covers part of the rent or the levy for residential homes or social residences. The amount of aid varies from €10 minimum per month at €100 maximum per month.

The calculation is made on the rent after deduction of personalized housing assistance (CHA) or social housing allowance (SLA) if you are receiving any of these aids.

Example :

For a rent of €350, if you receive the LPA, the aid paid will be €100.

The aid shall be granted throughout the period of vocational training, for a maximum duration of 1 year. At the end of the training, you can benefit from a new mobilii-jeunesse support if you continue to comply with the award conditions.

Depending on your needs, the aid is paid every month, every 2 months or every six months.

Yes, the mobilii-jeunesse aid shall be combined with the following aid:

Application for mobile youth assistance

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