Student Accomodation

Answers to all your questions about accommodation in La Rochelle: Halls of residence, social housing, financial assistance…

Halls of residence

The Halls of Residence are managed by the CROUS. To be eligible, you must fill in a student social form (DSE) between January 15 and May 31, 2018 by logging on to messervices.etudiant.gouv.fr via the CROUS website.

Note : students who are not eligible for an allowance may also apply for accommodation!

Halls of Residence in La Rochelle

  • 150 furnished rooms (sink-shower, toilet) with accessto a communal kitchen, for 10 months
  • 150 furnished rooms, 9m2 with accessto a communal kitchen and communal bathroom and toilets

All the residences have :

  • TV room
  • Internetwith Wi-Fi in shared spaces
  • Workroom
  • Laundry room
  • Parking
  • Bicycle garage

CROUS – Cité Antinéa
15 rue François de Vaux de Foletier
17026 La Rochelle Cedex01
email :
+33 (0)5 46 28 21 30

Other Halls of Residence in La Rochelle

  • Résidence Aziyadé
    171 rue de Coureilles
    +33 (0)5 46 28 21 30
  • Résidence Coureilles
    170 rue de Coureilles
    +33 (0)5 46 28 21 30
  • Résidence Le Carrelet
    160 rue de Coureilles
    +33 (0)5 46 28 21 30
  • Résidence Ville en Bois
    Avenue des Amériques
    +33 (0)5 46 28 21 30

For more information, please consult the CROUS Poitiers website

Social Housing

The ARPAE (Association Rochelaise pour l’Acceuildes Etudiants) manages more than 600 flats located at the heart of the university campus, near the city center and the Old Port of La Rochelle(attribution of accommodation is means tested)

ARPAE
+33(0)5 46 45 95 00
email:
ARPAE Official Website

Associations

Comité Local pour le logement Autonome des Jeunes (CLLAJ)
22 rue Villeneuve
17000 LA ROCHELLE
+33(0)5 46 50 62 46
CLLAJOfficial Website

The Housing Service of the CROUS has a large number of ads for housing to let
CROUS-Service Logement en ville
15 rue Vaux de Foletier
17000 La Rochelle

For Short Stays

The youthhostel hasaccommodationfor stays of 1-monthmaximum.

Youth Hostel La Rochelle
Avenue des Minimes – BP63045
17031 La Rochelle Cedex
+33(0)5 46 44 43 11
Visit the International Youth Hostel Website

APL (Aide Personnalisée auLogement)

Whatever your age or your professional situation you can obtain housingassistance to pay your rent.

The Personalized Housing Assistance (APL) is calculated solely based the financial resources of the student or co-tenant and depends on the type of accommodation, which must be the object of an official contract (it can be furnished or unfurnished). To simulate your allowance or apply for housing assistance, please consult the official CAF (Family Allowances) website.

CAF
4bis avenue du Général Leclerc
17073 La Rochelle Cedex 9
Open:
Monday-Friday:  9 :30am-12 :30am/2pm-4pm
Saturday: 9:30am-12:30am
CAF official website

LocaPass

Action Logement has set up Loca-Pass. This is intended for young people under 30 to help pay the rental deposit through a cost-free extended payment scheme; this guide has all the information you will need concerning eligibility requirements. In addition, Action Logement has set up Mobili-Jeune assistance, which is intended for young people under 30 who are apprentices or on asandwich course in the privatesector ( except in agriculture)

Action Logement Services
9 avenue Jean Guiton
17028 La Rochelle Cedex 1
+33(0)5 46 50 43 00
Action Logement Website

Please note :
The form must be submitted no later than 2 months after the date of entry into the accommodation (form to be completed with the owner). It is also possible to apply online on the official Action Logement website. Don’t forget to check your eligibility for the extended payment of the rental deposit (Caution Action Logement).