Chapter III Protection of persons in foster homes
CONSTRUCTION AND HOUSING CODE
Chapter III: Measures relating to the protection of persons accommodated in residential accommodation
(Law nº 2000-1208 of December 13, 2000 art. 194 Official Journal of December 14, 2000)
(Law n ° 2006-872 of July 13, 2006 art. 74 I Official Journal of July 16, 2006)
A hostel, within the meaning of this chapter, is an establishment intended for collective housing as the main residence of people in buildings comprising both private rooms, whether or not furnished, and common rooms used for collective living.
Anyone staying as their main residence in an establishment defined in Article L. 633-1 is entitled to the establishment of a written contract.
The contract specifies in particular its effective date, its terms and conditions of termination, the amount paid, all the services included in this amount as well as the additional services offered and their price, the amount of the security deposit, the designation of the premises and equipment for private use of which the person lodged has the use as well as the collective spaces made available.
The signing of the contract by the person lodged implies acceptance of the establishment’s internal regulations. The internal regulations are annexed to the contract.
The contract is concluded for a period of one month and tacitly renewed at the sole will of the person accommodated. The termination of the contract by the manager or the owner can only occur in the following cases:
– non-performance by the person accommodated of an obligation incumbent on him under his contract or a serious or repeated breach of the internal regulations;
Within six months from the date of publication of Law No. 2000-1208 of December 13, 2000 on urban solidarity and renewal, a contract proposal must be given to any person housed in an establishment defined in the Article L. 633-1, or his legal representative.
(Law n ° 2006-872 of July 13, 2006 art. 74 II Official Journal of July 16, 2006)
In each establishment mentioned in Article L. 633-1, a consultation council is created.
A Council of State decree sets the conditions for the application of Articles L. 633-1 to L. 633-4, the period of notice in the event of termination of the contract and the conditions under which a person accommodated, under the conditions provided for in the first paragraph of Article L. 633-2, can accommodate third parties, as well as the minimum number of residents from which a consultation council is created and the minimum number of residents from which the residents’ representatives are elected.
(Law n ° 2006-872 of July 13, 2006 art. 74 IV Official Journal of July 16, 2006)
The provisions of this chapter do not apply: