HousingHousing subsidies

Providing solutions for a priority need

Whether you have just graduated from high school or are a young executive, whether you are from Paris, elsewhere in France, or are an international student, finding comfortable and affordable housing is always a top priority. ESSEC provides guidance and dedicated solutions to help you with your search. Through ALEGESSEC (ESSEC’s student housing association), ESSEC Business School offers comfortable and well-equipped rooms and studio apartments near the campus, as well as other amenities to help simplify day-to-day life.


Informations

ALEGESSEC
7 avenue du Parc
CS 90065
95000 CERGY

Contacts

Tel : +33 (0)1 34 20 60 00
Email

Campus rules and regulations
Finding housing in the area

Key information to know about the housing subsidy (APL)

The following instructions were given by the Caisse d’Allocations Familiales (CAF)*
ALEGESSEC is not qualified to give you more information

Only the CAF can decide who is eligible or not depending on your family status, your current and past income, your visa…

* the Caisse d’Allocations Familiales (CAF) is the French administration in charge of paying the housing subsidy

How to apply?

For all students

• The APL application process must be completed by the student ONCE KEYS HAVE BEEN PICKED UP on the CAF website (www.caf.fr) with the help of the procedure guide given the day of your arrival. The printed and signed application form must be deposit in the CAF mailbox situated in Alegessec.
• If you have already received APL, you must contact your former CAF site and arrange for changing CAF offices.
• A RIB (Bank account identification). Please note that you must open a French bank account in order to apply for APL.

For all students with French citizenship

• The housing subsidy cannot be combined with the family subsidies.

For all students not possessing French citizenship

• For students outside the European Union, a visa or a resident permit is mandatory.
• The period of validity of the residence permit must correspond to the length of occupancy.
ESSENTIAL : Original birth certificates (less than 3 months) must be translated in French by a sworn translator and stamped by an apostille or legalization or an exemption certificate (depending on your country of birth).
- Where to apostille your birth certificate
- Where to legalize your birth certificate: see directly with the administrative authorities of your country of birth.

Necessary items to provide to your APL file

French student

National identity card or passport

Proof of earnings for 2012, income statement or payslips for 2012* (if you had any revenue)

RIB (Bank account identification)

Student from the European Union

National identity card or passport

Birth certificate translated into French by a sworn translator

European Health Insurance card

Proof of earnings for 2012, income statement or payslips for 2012* (if you had any revenue)

School certificate

Declaration on honour (we will give you the form when handing you the keys)

RIB (Bank account identification)

Non European Student

Passport

Visa or residence permit

Birth certificate translated into French by a sworn translator

Proof of earnings for 2012, income statement or payslips for 2012* (if you had any revenue)

RIB (Bank account identification)

* At the end of 2014, the CAF will ask you for your 2013 income to calculate your subsidy for 2014.