(January/224) Application Period for Prefectural Housing Tenants


2024/01/02 Tuesday Announcements, Housing

Application Period for January
January 1 (Wednesday) ~ January 31, 2024 (Friday)

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 January 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, 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.

Mie Multilingual Disaster Support Center

2024/01/02 Tuesday Announcements, Housing

みえ災害時多言語支援センター Mie Multilingual Disaster Support Center

Mie Multilingual Disaster Support Center

In case of disaster, click here

The Mie Multilingual Disaster Support Center (Mie Saigaiji Tagengo Shien Center – みえ災害時多言語支援センター) was established by Mie Prefecture and the Mie International Exchange Foundation (MIEF) based on an agreement to provide multilingual information and support to foreigners in the event of a major disaster, and is operated in cooperation with volunteers and relevant organizations.

  1. Bodies responsible for establishment and operation

Mie Prefecture and Mie International Exchange Foundation (MIEF)

  1. Location

Mie Kenmin Koryu Center (3rd floor of UST Tsu)

  1. Establishment criteria

In the event of a major disaster, when the province has adopted an emergency system as stipulated in the Regional Disaster Prevention Plan and when it is confirmed (or expected) that a large number of foreign residents have been affected, the establishment of the center will be decided through consultation between Mie Prefecture and the Mie International Exchange Foundation.

  1. Contents of operation
    1. Providing necessary disaster information in multiple languages for foreign residents
      • Dissemination of information about disasters in various languages released by city hall, national government, etc.
      • Providing multilingual information about disasters announced by municipalities that is useful across a wide area.
    2. Responding to questions and queries from foreign residents
    3. Support for the operation of evacuation centers (interpretation and translation) where foreign residents are sheltered

* Interpretation and translation services are offered in five languages: Easy Japanese, Portuguese, Spanish, English and Vietnamese.