Kumamoto International Foundation
April 28th, 2016
No.001 - A (Update)
Procedure for Moving into Public Housing (Additional Information)
For those whose house was entirely, severely, or partly destroyed (or those whose living situation is in great disrepair) due to the earthquake
1. Application Period and Reception Place
Period: April 23rd (Sat.) - May 2th (Mon.) from 8:30am - 17:00pm
Place: Kumamoto City Hall (floor locations vary by ward: see below)
Instructions: Receive a numbered ticket from Kumamoto City Hall near the southern side
elevators on the first floor and follow the attached instructions. Tickets can be taken from 8:30am to 5:00pm.
April 28th (Thur.) to May 1st (Sun.)
Eastern and Southern Wards (Higashi and Minami Ku) @ 9F Meeting Room
Central, Northern, and Western Ward (Chuo, Kita and Nishi Ku) 6F Meeting Room
May 2nd (Mon.)
Eastern and Southern Wards (Higashi, Minami Ku) 9F Meeting Room
Central, Northern, and Western Wards (Chuo, Kita and Nishi Ku)@@ 8F Meeting Room
2. Residence Period
Available for 6 months upon the date of moving in (please note: you may be able to extend your stay for up to one year depending on your circumstances).
3. Rent, Etc.
(1) Rent, deposit, and parking: Free
(2) Gas, electricity, water,
common service, and membership fee: Residents will be charged
(3) Guarantor: Unnecessary
4. Required Documents and Criteria for Applying
EhDisaster Victim Certificateh (can also be submitted the following day).
¦Note: You must apply for this certificate at the welfare division of your affiliated ward.
EResident card, or some type of personal identification (e.g., driverfs license or health insurance card)
EOnefs personal seal (only if you cannot be present and must send a representative to apply for you)
¦The application may be downloaded from Kumamoto Cityfs homepage.
5. Selection Process for New Residents
When applying, please choose the ward you most prefer to live in. Once all applications have been accepted, a lottery will determine who receives public housing.
¦You may not apply for any special accommodations.
6. Lottery Results
May 3rd (Tues.) – 5th (Thur.) ¦The winners will be contacted once the lottery has
come to a close
7. Moving In
You will be able to move in (on your appointed day) starting on May 6th (Fri.).
8. Further Information
For further information about criterion and eligibility to apply, contact the numbers below:
EFor those applying to houses in the Chuo, Kita, and Nishi ward
Kumamoto City (Chuo, Kita, and Nishi Ward)
Municipal Dwelling Houses Management Center 096-327-5101
EFor those applying to houses in Higashi and Minami ward
Kumamoto City (Higashi and Minami Ward)
Municipal Dwelling Houses Management Center 096-311-7833