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Introduction of Yokohama City Housing Support Council

Final update date February 25, 2021

What is the Yokohama City Housing Support Council?

The Housing Support Council is based on Article 10 of the Law Concerning the Promotion of the Supply of Rental Housing to Persons Needing Housing Security (commonly known as the Housing Safety Net Law).
It is a council that can be set up voluntarily.
Those who need to secure housing are low-income earners, survivors, elderly people, persons with disabilities, families raising children, foreigners, those who have left nursing homes, etc., and others who have left their homes and other homes elementary school student
Those who require special consideration for maintenance.
The Yokohama City Housing Support Council discusses necessary measures for promoting smooth entry of people who need to secure housing into private rental housing and supporting housing.
With this in mind, we aim to secure stable housing for those who need to secure housing, improve welfare in Yokohama, and contribute to a rich and livable community development and livable.
As a target, we set up in October 2018.

Initiatives of the Yokohama City Residential Support Council

Establishment of Yokohama City Residential Support Council Consultation Window (August 26, 2019)

We have established a consultation desk for those who are having trouble securing their homes, landlords, real estate businesses, and welfare support organizations that have been consulted about their homes. Specifically, please see Yokohama-shi residence support meeting site (outside site).

Reference: Yokohama-shi residence support meeting consultation counter introduction handbill (PDF: 335KB)

Creation of guidebook for Yokohama City Housing Support Council (January 2020)

private rental housing's landlords and real estate operators have created a guidebook for those who are having difficulty securing their homes to rent their rooms with peace of mind.
The guidebook introduces the support system that you need to know to rent a room.

Yokohama-shi residence support meeting guidebook (for landlord, real estate company)
"Do you have any trouble in the vacant room? -I want you to know to rent a room with peace of mind-" (PDF: 4,748KB)

Reference: Yokohama-shi residence support meeting guidebook press release document (PDF: 826KB)

Implementation of Safety Net Housing Grant Application Support Project with Rent Subsidy (September, Reiwa 2-January, Reiwa 3) [finished]

The Yokohama City Housing Support Council provides a subsidy to real estate operators (registered businesses) who apply for a safety net with rent subsidies on behalf of the owner to promote the supply of safety net housing with rent subsidies. We carry out system (safety net housing grant application support project with rent assistance).

Business Overview

This is a business that encourages the owner to make the property owned by the owner a "safety net house with rent subsidy", and then subsidizes the real estate business operator who performed the application procedure with the expenses necessary for the procedure.

Project implementation period

Recruitment of real estate companies: From September 7, 2020 (Monday) to September 18, 2020 (Friday)
Auxiliary business: From September 25, 2020 (Friday) to January 29, 2021 (Friday)
※We will close the reception when the budget is reached.

Amount of subsidies

10,000 yen per safety net house with rent assistance

Number of units to be recruited

About 50 units (first come, first served)

Subsidy conditions

・Encourage the owner to make the property owned by the owner a safety net with rent assistance.
※Properties owned by the registered business are not eligible.
・A dwelling unit that has not received a grant decision as a safety net house with rent assistance in the past.
・After receiving a grant decision as a safety net house with rent assistance, do not apply for cancellation for at least one year. If canceled within one year, the subsidy will be refunded.

Reference materials

Company briefing session document (PDF: 2,267KB)
Press release document (PDF: 802KB)
Recruitment of companies (PDF: 729KB)
2020 Yokohama City Housing Support Council Rent Subsidy Safety Net Housing Grant Application Support Project Implementation Guidelines (PDF: 342KB)
2020 Yokohama City Housing Support Council Rent Subsidy Safety Net Housing Grant Application Support Project Recruitment Guidelines (PDF: 134KB)

Yokohama City Housing Support Council Regulations and Accounting Rules

See Yokohama City Housing Support Council Member

One member of the Housing Support Council (as of October 21, 2019)
DivisionMembership
Real estate agentPublic interest corporation Kanagawa Prefectural Residential Building Business Association Yokohama Central Branch
Public interest corporation Kanagawa Prefectural Residential Building Business Association Yokohama Eastern Branch
Public interest corporation Kanagawa Prefectural Residential Building Business Association Yokohama Southern Branch
Public Interest Corporation Corporation Kanagawa Prefectural Housing Lots and Buildings Business Association Yokohama Branch
Public interest corporation Kanagawa Prefectural Residential Building Business Association Yokohama North Branch
Public interest corporation Kanagawa Prefectural Residential Building Business Association Yokohama Tsurumi Branch
All-Japan Real Estate Association Yokohama Branch
Residential support groups

Yokohama City Council of Social Welfare
Nonprofit Organization Kanagawa Foreign House Support Center
Yokohama City Housing Supply Corporation
Housing Foundation for the Elderly
General Manager, Household Property Management Consultation Service

a trade associationNippon Safety Co., Ltd.
Ark Co., Ltd.
El's Support Co., Ltd.
Sohgo Security Service Co., Ltd.
SECOM Corporation
Home Net Co., Ltd.
Takeo Saito Co., Ltd. (Aoba Housing Co., Ltd.)
Yokohama-shi relations sectionPolicy General Affairs Division of International Policy International Affairs Bureau International Policy
City Bureau Human Rights Division
Planning and Coordination Division, Planning and Coordination Division, General Affairs Department
Child and Youth Bureau Child Welfare and Health Department Child and Family Division
Health and Social Welfare Bureau General Affairs Department Planning Division,
Health and Social Welfare Bureau Community Health and Welfare Department Health and Welfare Division,
Health and Social Welfare Bureau Lively Welfare Department Lively Support Division
Health and Social Welfare Bureau Disability Welfare Department Disability Measures Promotion
Health and Social Welfare Bureau High-Aged Health and Welfare Department High-Aged Home Support Division
Housing Policy Division, Housing Bureau

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Inquiries to this page

Housing Policy Division, Housing Bureau

Telephone: 045-671-4121

Telephone: 045-671-4121

Fax: 045-641-2756

Email address: [email protected]

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