Madrilenians will be able to request the assistance included in the state plan for access to housing 2022/25 from this Wednesday, through the institutional web portal of the Community, and the deadline ends on December 15.
According to the Official Gazette of the Community of Madrid (BOCM), the housing rental assistance program is aimed at large families, those who are unemployed, single parents with family responsibilities, victims of violence against of women or terrorism and those over 65 years old. years. Beneficiaries will receive a subsidy that covers up to 50% of the cost of their rent.
On the other hand, the assistance program for young people is designed for people under 35 years of age and also includes paying up to 50% of the rental cost, as long as the house in question is a usual place of residence and the rent of the apartment. not more than 600 or 900 euros, in the case of properties located in 29 municipalities where the housing market price is higher, or between 300 and 450 euros if it is the rent of a room.
Last week, the Government Council of the Community of Madrid approved the doubling, with an investment of more than 21 million, the budget for the Housing Rental Assistance and Assistance for Young People programs and to contribute to the demographic challenge. Specifically, the first aid has a budget of 11.3 million euros and the second 9.86 million.
11,477 young people were given rental vouchers
The Government of the Community of Madrid has given 11,477 rental vouchers to the youth and paid or proposed the payment of 7,107 files corresponding to the financial year 2022, with a budget of more than 15.7 million.
This was explained this Thursday by the Minister of Housing, Transport and Infrastructure, Jorge Rodrigo, in the Plenary Session of the Madrid Assembly, where he emphasized that the 97 files do not need to collect amounts in 2022 but they must now collect them in 2023, 330 files will not be able to collect because the award of the bonus must first be published and the receipts must be presented and 301 will lose the right to collect due to not meeting the requirements.
In addition, they reported that they “need 3,645 beneficiaries, 3,645 young people, who do not present the correct documentation” so that they do not lose the right to payment. “Legal security above all, despite the difficult processing involved in this assistance established by Royal Decree of the central government,” he said.
Rodrigo shamed the fact that the Executive passed the “money” of this type of subsidy to the autonomous regions and reiterated that the youth rental bonus is an “electoralist and insufficient measure” to help only 1% of the youth in the Community.