All Estudines residence halls are eligible for the Aide Personnalisée au Logement (APL) or the Allocation de Logement à Caractère Social (ALS) rent assistance programs. Don't forget to fill out your rent assistance application!
Insuring your apartment against rental risks is mandatory. If this is not done, the landlord has the right to terminate the lease without further obligation.
You must therefore provide proof of insurance before signing your lease, then every year upon request by the landlord. The latter cannot require you to sign up with a particular insurance company. You have the right to choose your own insurer.
Many insurance companies, banks, and student health insurance providers offer very competitive “comprehensive multi-risk renter's insurance” packages that are specially designed for students. These policies cover you against the risk of fire, explosion, water damage, theft, etc. Civil liability protection is also very important.
Special rates are offered to students who often have low incomes.
The price of the policy is therefore an important criteria, but make sure you choose the level of coverage that is best suited for you: the deductible, coverage for moveable assets, exclusion terms, warranty clauses... are all factors to consider.
Insurance premiums vary depending on the:
Most insurance company websites offer a simulation to calculate the price of the insurance policy.