On this page, you will find all the financial assistance for rent payment that the City of Barcelona and the Government of Catalonia offer. You can check the requirements, terms and amounts of the different types of aid that are available.

Municipal aid derived from mediation

Status: NOT AVAILABLE since 07/12/2018

Recipients: People with difficulties paying the rent and derived from a mediation process

Family income limit: Between 2 and 3 times the IRSC.*

Maximum monthly rent: 900€

Administration that grants the aid: Housing Consortium of Barcelona.

* IRSC = Adequate Income Indicator of Catalonia, valued at €569.12 per month and €7,967.73 per year

Aid for rent payment: beneficiaries 2017

Status: NOT AVAILABLE since 02/03/2018
 
Recipients: 2017 beneficiaries of permanent benefits or aid for rent payment.
 
Family income limit:
From 1.5 to 2.35 times the IRSC*, depending on the group
 
Administration that grants the aid: Housing Agency of Catalonia

* IRSC = Adequate Income Indicator of Catalonia, valued at €569.12 per month and €7,967.73 per year

Aid for payment of rent debts

Status: AVAILABLE (can be requested at any time of the year)
 
Recipients: People with rent debts due to unforeseen circumstances
 
Family income limit: Between 2 and 3 times the IRSC*, depending on the members of the household
 
Maximum monthly rent:
€750
 
Administration that grants the aid: Housing Agency of Catalonia

* IRSC = Adequate Income Indicator of Catalonia, valued at €569.12 per month and €7,967.73 per year

Aid for rent payment for Specific Groups

Status:
 
- Holders of contracts drawn through mediation services for social rentals, housing managed by non-profit organisations or public administrations or entities, except the Housing Agency of Catalonia (AHC): NOT AVAILABLE since 31/10/2018
 
- Beneficiaries of special emergency aid and complementary benefits: NOT AVAILABLE since 29/06/2018
 
Recipients: People included in the Specific Groups who, despite being up-to-date with their rent, have difficulty paying it.
 
Family income limit: 1.5 times the IRSC*
 
Maximum monthly rent: €750
 
Administration that grants the aid: Housing Agency of Catalonia

* IRSC = Adequate Income Indicator of Catalonia, valued at €569.12 per month and €7,967.73 per year

Municipal aid for rent payment: renovation beneficiaries 2017

Status: NOT AVAILABLE since 16/11/2018
 
Recipients: People who are up-to-date with their rent but have difficulties in paying it, and who have been beneficiaries of municipal aid in 2017.
 
Family income limit: Between 3 and 1.5 times the IRSC*, depending on the group
 
Maximum monthly rent: 900 €
 
Administration granting the aid: Housing Consortium of Barcelona

* IRSC = Adequate Income Indicator of Catalonia, valued at €569.12 per month and €7,967.73 per year

Subsidies for rent payment

Status: NOT AVAILABLE since 29/06/2018
 
Recipients: People who are up-to-date with their rent but have difficulties in paying it
 
Family income limit:
2.80 times the IRSC
 
Maximum monthly rent: €600 (€ 900 for large families)
 
Administration that grants the aid: Housing Agency of Catalonia

* IRSC = Adequate Income Indicator of Catalonia, valued at €569.12 per month and €7,967.73 per year

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