French housing subsidies referred to as CAF. In France, every student can enjoy the superior of the French social welfare which housing subsidies are part of social welfare programs, from 75 euros per month to 230 euros. Specifically how much subsidy a student will get, depends on a lot of housing conditions, there is no specific standard. Due to this benefit a student can save money in rent thereby reducing the costs while studying in France.
Major subsidies for housing is reflected in the rent reduction.
La Caisse d’Allocation Familiale (CAF) – Students to the jurisdiction of the rent of the unit to submit application materials.
Le Centre Régional d’Oeuvres Universitaires et Sociales (CROUS) will try to help and teach you how to complete the formalities. General cash grant is given once your application is approved resulting in reduction of your room rate .
To get the subsidy some application materials are required. Generally the institute where international student is studying helps the student in filling the forms and provide up to date information .
Common application materials are:
Housing subsidy application form
Residence permit in France