Tech & Science Lille: Are the rental regulations really respected by owners and landlords?
Airbnb: justice validates the mode of regulation in force in Paris for tourist rentals
Hundreds of proceedings against offending owners will be able to resume. In its fight against furnished tourist accommodation of the Airbnb type, considered intrusive, the City of Paris has just won another victory. The Court of Cassation, in three judgments dated Thursday, February 18, validates the regulations put in place by the mayor of Paris and that it justifies by the fight against the shortage of conventional rental housing.
According to an association, half of rental offers in Lille do not comply with the legal framework for rent control, which has been in place for a yearHOUSING - According to an association, half of rental offers in Lille do not comply with the legal framework for rent control, which has been in place for a year
Big crack in rent control., for a year, the rental of housing has been , the city having applied on an experimental basis until 2023. To rent a property, an owner or a lessor must therefore respect a price range based on four criteria: the zone, the type, the surface and the year of construction.
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However, according to the Lille association,Real estate agencies singled out , this framework is flouted in half of the offers. "Analysis of 313 announcements, between October and January, shows that the framework is not respected in 48.6% of cases," the APU said in a statement.
For the most part, these are direct rentals between individuals found on the Le bon coin site. “This is understandable because some do not know the existence of this measure. This explanation, however, seems less credible in the case of real estate agencies since the legal aspects of letting are at the very heart of their business, "said the APU. Lasso has calculated that, in four out of ten cases, these agencies charge rents higher than the maximum allowed.
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South Australia's peak housing welfare organisation says finding ways to unlock a vast body of vacant dwellings in Adelaide's CBD could help significantly reduce homelessness, as well as rental stress. Shelter SA has released a report into vacancy rates in Adelaide, and estimates hundreds of dwellings in the CBD are currently unoccupied at a time when there are "increasing levels of housing stress".
"In the forefront of the agencies less zealous in the application of the law, Nexity, Lille Immo and Colocatère, a start-up of" standing "colocation, charge exorbitant prices", she denounces.
On the side of Lille Immo, the Lille director acknowledges that "8% of advertisements do not comply with the framework", according to an audit carried out by the agency. But he disputes the APU investigation. "If we dig into the ads, we see that, often, it is an exceptional character, authorized by law, which justifies a more expensive rent," he told 20 Minutes. In addition, Lille Immo takes refuge behind its simple mission of manager. "We do not own the property and we encourage them to respect the law, without being able to force them to do so," insists its director. When contacted, Nexity and Colocatère, for their part, did not follow up.No review of the system before autumn
But whatever the figures, behind these practices, it is the tenants who find themselves aggrieved and, so far, left to fend for themselves. "Without dedicated resources, it is feared that the prefecture will not be able to apply any sanctions, leaving the tenants to fend for themselves to file a complaint in the event of abuse," regrets the APU.
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"However, the spirit of this law is precisely that the tenants do not find themselves alone in front of the owners and that the prefecture can self-enter illegal announcements", indicates Anissa Badira, Housing Assistant at the city of Lille. The elected Lille resident assures that, "since November, the city of Lille has offered to help the prefect of the North to help him enforce the system".
"The State must move up a gear and put the means for this ambition to control rents, especially asare themselves candidates", adds the assistant. Contacted about the number of complaints lodged in the past year, the prefecture did not respond. The prefect must, however, present a report on the implementation of the measure, but not before the fall of 2021. Until then, it is difficult to have official figures on the rate of rent overruns.
For tenants, there is nevertheless an, set up on the site of the Lille town hall. It allows you to know whether the rent offered in an advertisement exceeds or not the maximum provided for by law.
Local groups seek more NSW renter support .
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