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Who can Apply for the “Porta 65-Jovem” Programme?

Any young person between 18 and 35 years old (in the case of a young couple, one of the elements can be up to 36 years).

  1. Be aged between 18 and 35 years old

The individuals who live in the house must be aged between 18 and 35 years old (in the case of a young couple, one of the elements may be up to 36 years old).

  1. Have a rent or a promissory rent contract

The contracts must comply with the rules provided by law regarding the urban renting.

  1. Permanently reside in a rented or to be rented house

The rented or to be rented house must be the permanent home of the young individuals.

  1. Have their tax residence at the rented house

The individuals who live in the house must have as their tax residence the rented or to be rented house.

  1. Not own or co-own another house

None of the individuals living in the house may be the owner or co-owner of a house or have another house rented.

  1. Not benefit from another housing public support

None of the individuals living in the house may receive another housing public support, not hold any debts derived from having benefited from the Incentive to Renting by Young People.

  1. Not be related to the lessor

None of the individuals living in the house may be related to the lessor.

  1. Not have income above the values established by the programme
  • The sum of the monthly income of the individuals living in the house cannot be higher than four times the maximum rent value accepted for each area (this value is provided by law and may be consulted online).
  • The monthly income of the individuals living in the house cannot be higher than four times the national minimum wage (Minimum Monthly Wage Guaranteed). 

The monthly income considered for this analysis is calculated according to the accuracy criteria legally established: A - Dimension and Composition of the Household; B - Effort rate’s proportionality; C - Monthly Income; D - Rent proportionality and E - Financial situation of the ascendants. 

To have an estimate of what could be the support’s amount to receive, you can make an online simulation

  1. Respect the limits established for the rent value
  • The rent value cannot be higher than 60% of the total gross income (before taxation) of the individuals living in the house.
  • The house rent cannot exceed the maximum value (RMA) for the area where the house is located (this value is established by law and may be consulted online).
  1. Choose a house with a size adequate to the number of residents

The number of rooms must be adequate to the number of individuals living in the house. However, the type of house may be above the adequate one (that is, have more rooms) if:

  • o any of the individuals living in the house is disabled, with a degree of disability higher than 60%
  • o the house has room with no outward windows.

To learn more, consult the questions and answers on the Porta 65-Jovem or simulate the support’s amount.