Temporary Loan Emergency Funds & Housing Security Benefit

 

 

To households that are struggling to cover their living expenses due to temporary stoppage of work or unemployment caused by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic,

Temporary Loan Emergency Funds

The Social Welfare Council is providing a welfare fund loan system to lend necessary funds for living and other expenses to low-income households and households that have felt the economic impact of COVID-19. There are two types below.

 

Emergency Small Amount Fund  緊急小口資金

 

**Mainly for people who are facing a temporary reduction of work hours and require once-off support**

 

Applicable Households

  • Those facing a decrease in income due to temporary stoppage of work, etc. as a result of COVID-19, and who require an urgent and once-off payment loan to maintain their livelihood.

 

Loan Limit

    • 200,000 yen = for households where income has decreased due to working less to take care of children while schools are closed, or households running small businesses that are feeling the economic effects of the downturn.
    • 100,000 yen = for other households

 

Conditions

      • Repayment of the loan begins within one year of receiving it
      • Repayment of the entire loan must be finalized within 2 years
      • Interest free & no guarantor needed

 

General Support  総合支援資金

 

**Mainly for people who have lost their jobs, etc and require ongoing support**

 

Applicable Households

  • Those facing a decrease in income or unemployment due to COVID-19 that is causing economic hardship that directly affects ability to maintain daily life.

 

Loan Limit

    • Up to 200,000 yen/month = for households of 2 or more
    • Up to 150,000 yen/month = for single persons
    • Up to 3 months of continuous support

 

Conditions

  • Repayment of the loan begins within 1 year of receiving it
  • Repayment of the entire loan must be finalized within 10 years
  • Interest free & no guarantor needed
  • Under these special measures, households that are exempt from municipal tax and whose income continues to be reduced may be not required to repay

 

 

 

Applications To

 

Takasaki City Council of Social Welfare

3rd Floor, Takasaki General Welfare Center

115-1 Suehiro-cho, Takasaki City 370-0065

TEL: 027-370-8855 FAX: 027-370-8856

Email: takasaki-shakyo@bd.wakwak.com

 

 

社会福祉法人 高崎市社会福祉協議会

〒370-0065
高崎市末広町115-1 高崎市総合福祉センター3階
電話 027-370-8855  FAX 027-370-8856
ホームページhttp://takasaki-shakyo.or.jp/
Eメールtakasaki-shakyo@bd.wakwak.com

 

 

Housing Security Benefit

住居確保給付金(じゅうきょかくほきゅうふきん)

 

As a measure for supporting those who are finding it difficult to pay the rent for their current housing due to income decrease resulting from business shutdown, etc., a portion of your rent will be paid  directly to the landlord by your local municipality, for 3 months (and up to 9 months in eligible cases).

 

Eligibility: You may lose your current housing due to income decrease as a result of having left a job or closed your business in the last 2 years, or because your place of employment closed down or has cut hours affecting your income.

 

More Information & Applications: (For people residing in Takasaki) Takasaki City Hall 1st floor counter 2, Social Welfare Division TEL: 027-321-1302