(October/2023) Application Period for Prefectural Housing Tenants


2023/10/12 Thursday Announcements, Housing

Application Period for October
October 1 (Tuesday) ~ October 31, 2023 (Tuesday)

Basic information regarding prefectural housing (location, layout, rent, etc.), information regarding application procedures and other details will be available at the website below.

Click here to view PDF file (Japanese Version)

Click here to view PDF file (Portugues Version)

Click here to view PDF file (Spanish Version)

*Regarding the public housing with vacancies that are not filled through the regular application, from the day after the lottery until the vacancies are filled, service will be provided on a first-come first- served basis until the first wednesday of the next month. The deadline for this supplementary registration is October 31.

*From April 2023, applicants can move into prefectural housing without a guarantor. However, it is necessary to secure an “emergency contact person” who will play the following role. The emergency contact person is not required to pay the resident’s rent in arrears.

Fixed period of call for prefectural housing (Every year in the same period)

Month Application Period by Post Date for selection by lottery Move in date
April Start Date~30 Early May July 1
July Start Date~31 Early August October 1
October Start Date~31 Early November January 1
January Start Date~31 Early February April 1

*The start date for each application period is scheduled for the first Tuesday or Friday of the respective month


Mie Ken Kendo Seibi-bu Jutaku Seisaku-ka Kou’ei Jutaku-han TEL: 059-224-2703 (*Inquires available only in Japanese)

See below the Consultation Center of each region

(1) Hokusei Block (Kuwana city, Kawagoe district, Yokkaichi city, Suzuka city) TEL: 059- 373- 6802

(2) Chusei Iga Block (Tsu city, Iga city) TEL: 059-221-6171

(3) Nansei-Higashi Kishu Block (Matsusaka city, Ise city, Owase city, Kumano city, Ohama district) TEL: 059-222-6400

Please refer to the following URL for “Eligibility Requirements” and “Important Notes on Moving In”.


All information is in Japanese.

Drunk driving cases is on the rise!

2023/10/12 Thursday Announcements, Housing


2023 saw a sharp increase in the number of fatal accidents caused by drunk driving.  At the end of June, there were 22 fatal accidents caused by drunk drivers, an increase of six compared to the same period last year.  There were also four fatal accidents in which four people died as a result of drivers driving under the influence of alcohol.

Drinking and driving is prohibited not only in cars and motorcycles, but also in electric kickboards and other vehicles, and is punishable by law in case of violation.  Drinking and driving bicycles is also prohibited and can be punished in case of infraction.

Driving while intoxicated is a criminal offense.  Drinking alcohol impairs your judgment and increases the risk of a serious traffic accident.

If a drunk driver causes a traffic accident that results in bodily injury or death, he or she will be subject to more serious penalties, such as negligent driving for reckless driving.

Other malicious offenses include offering alcohol to a person who is driving a motor vehicle, providing a vehicle to a person who will be driving under the influence of alcohol, and being a passenger in a vehicle driven by a drunk driver, all acts that are also punishable in the same way. than the driver.

If you have the opportunity to drink, try to use public transport, ask someone who is not drunk to drive the vehicle and take steps to avoid drunk driving.

Be aware that drunk driving is something that should never be done, should never be allowed, should never be tolerated, and should be eradicated.

Click here for information about drunk driving-related accidents.

Contact information (in Japanese language only)

Mieken Kankyo Seikatsu-bu Kurashi Koutsu Anzen-ka Koutsu Anzen-han

Telephone number: 059-224-2410