The methods for benefiting from the social bonus for electricity
Families resident in the City of Torino suffering from economic difficulties and those with a member with severely impaired health can apply for the 'Electricity bonus'
at the Fiscal Assistance Centres
(CAF) with which the Comune di Torino has stipulated an agreement (list in PDF) in order to simplify application. [2009.09.01
Article 11 of Law 133/2008
regulates the national plan for residential construction work, restricting the possibility to obtain access to council accommodation only to foreign citizens – on low earnings – 'who have been resident in this country for at least ten years
or in the same region for at least five'
Informa Casa is on line
How are housing rent prices
fixed and where can I obtain such information? A new site entitled 'Informa Casa: policies for the home and development of the city outskirts'
is now online. This latest tool offers updated information on the housing policies
enacted by the City of Turin. [2008.08.10
Lo.C.A.Re. is the service centre set up by the City of Turin in order to facilitate supply and demand requirements for rented accommodation. It supports both property owners and prospective tenants completely free of charge. Through Lo.C.A.Re., the City of Turin aims to simplify the search for private rented apartments by families with a fixed income in emergency housing situations. [2008.01.28
Night time shelter for persons
to April 6, 2007
, at latest, two sites will gradually be set up and equipped with heated containers and camp beds
to provide night time shelter for persons – mainly male foreigners
with no fixed abode. In the same period, a third site
will also be open to cater to the basic needs of single women, women with children, pregnant women, families with young children, the elderly and the infirm, either emarginated or subject to critical living conditions.