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The information below has been sourced from government websites. These websites are also listed, so please check the source for the latest updates before enquiring.

Housing Available for Disaster Victims
The Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare is releasing temporary housing for the victims of earthquakes and tsunami who lost their houses. You’ll have to pay 1000 yen or so a month. Availability: Iwate, 2232, Miyagi, 935 and Fukushima 436. 

www3.nhk.or.jp
厚生労働省は、地震や津波で家を失った被災者に対して、利用可能な全国の雇用促進住宅を原則、6か月間、提供することになりました。

【Tsushima City】
http://www.facebook.com/l/69c25kHy6o0kr36c_kfJnlE3OUw/www.city.tsushima.nagasaki.jp/web/tsushimanews/post_188.html
Accommodation for disaster victims:
Vacant public housing and teachers residences are being offered as accommodation.
In addition, please contact us if you are a private home-owner who is able to accommodate disaster victims.
【Contact】Tsushima City Earthquake Emergency Relief HQ (Admin Dept)
TEL 0920(53)6111 (Extn:412)

【Nagasaki City】
http://www.facebook.com/l/69c25jQc7l2Df4Z-TR7dQSXRCtQ/www1.city.nagasaki.nagasaki.jp/n_city/jisin/d5.html
We have 35 city-provided houses available for people who have lost their homes due to the earthquake/tsunami.
If you are looking for accommodation, please contact:
-Nagasaki City Building and Housing Department, Housing Section (Ph 095-829-1185)

【Fukuoka City】
http://www.facebook.com/l/69c25BR6NamQp5ecDX4oOFRPWew/www.city.fukuoka.lg.jp/bousai/tohoku_jishin/tohoku_jishin.html#qa6
We aim to provide as much municipal housing for disaster victims as possible. We also accept applications and enquiries from relatives and friends on behalf of disaster victims.
For further information and applications, please use the contact details below.

Fukuoka City Housing Bureau, Housing Management Section (Address: Fukuoka Municipal Housing Center 2F, 4-1 Tenya-machi, Hakata-ku, Fukuoka-shi)
Ph: 092-283-1313 Fax: 092-271-2556 Email: j-kanri.HUPB@http://www.facebook.com/l/69c25HoBFpScZzctOHAi1BLhV2w/city.fukuoka.lg.jp

【Kagoshima Prefecture】
http://www.facebook.com/l/69c25rsKmTPxoalDEsvz7XJMw4Q/www.pref.kagoshima.jp/kurashi-kankyo/sumai/info/touhokujisinnkenneinyuukyo.html
We are providing vacant prefectural housing as temporary housing for victims of the Tohoku earthquake.
1 Eligibility for housing: Victims of the Tohoku earthquake whose residences have been rendered uninhabitable. (This also includes those who have been ordered to evacuate due to the disaster at the TEPCO Fukushima Dai-ichi and Dai-ni Nuclear Power Plants.
2 Length of stay: 6 months. May be renewed depending on victims circumstances.
3 Usage fees (rent, etc.)
(1) Usage fees (rent) and security deposit will not be charged.
(2) Parking fees, common-area charges and electricity, heating and water utility costs will be paid by tenant.
(3) Guarantor is not required.
(4) Repairs fee is not charged when moving out.
4 Contact details: Housing Policy Section, Building Division
Address: 10-1 Kamoikeshin-machi, Kagoshima-shi, Kagoshima-ken
Ph: 099-286-3735
Fax: 099-286-5637
Email: jutaku@ http://www.facebook.com/l/69c25_JcfbhkoeLQcoNvGDoAbgQ/pref.kagoshima.lg.jp

【Toyama Prefecture】
http://www.facebook.com/l/69c25vNU4r_jRzN0FgFzYvci5Zw/www.pref.toyama.jp/sections/1001/201103eq/files/0316-2.pdf
We have 275 municipal houses available free of charge for victims of the Tohoku earthquake who have lost their homes.
1. No. of houses available: 275
2. Length of stay: 6 months, as a general rule (if situation requires, up to 1 year)
3. Rent: Free of charge (electricity, heating and water utility costs, common-area charges and any other costs aside from rent to be paid by tenant)
4. Security deposit: Not required
5. Contact: Building and Housing Section, ph: 076-444-3358 (direct)
(Address: 1-7 Shinsogawa, Toyama-shi)
*In addition, local authorities may also be able to provide municipal housing.

【Kita-kyushu City】
http://www.facebook.com/l/69c25fqTFKsDYmG4VdGv1DleESw/www.city.kitakyushu.jp/pcp_portal/PortalServlet?DISPLAY_ID=DIRECT&NEXT_DISPLAY_ID=U000004&CONTENTS_ID=30664
Kita-kyushu City Housing Corporation’s rental properties and municipal housing will be provided free of charge as temporary shelter for victims of the March 11 Tohoku earthquake.
2 Accommodation offered:
(1) Municipal houses: 100
(2) Kita-kushu City Housing Corporation’s properties: 30
3 Conditions of use:
(1) Length of stay
Up to six months from the day permission is given to move in (however, if absolutely necessary this may be extended to a period not exceeding 1 year).
(2) Usage fee (rent) and security money (deposit) are not required.
(3) Guarantor is not required.
4 Applications
Accepted at government housing/housing corporation offices
(Necessary items)
– Documents which prove residence in the disaster-hit area (e.g., license, insurance card, etc.)
– Disaster-victim certificate issued by local authority (may be submitted at a later date)
5 Start date: From March 16, 2011 onwards
Contact:
Municipal housing
Kita-kyushu Building Department, Housing Administration Section
Ph: 093(582)2556
Rental accommodation
Kita-kyushu City Housing Corporation
Ph: 093(582)3150

【Shimane Prefecture】
http://www.facebook.com/l/69c25K0hDiJo2jRlBUQcR64M-Uw/www.pref.shimane.lg.jp/shobobosai/tohoku_jishin.html
Contact us regarding accommodation for disaster victims in Shimane prefectural housing:
– Shimane Prefecture Housing Administration Group, Building and Housing Section, Civil Engineering Division
TEL: 0852-22-5569 FAX:0852-22-5218

【Hiroshima City, Hiroshima Prefecture】
http://www.facebook.com/l/69c257spKXc5H3jNjf2xHisvb-A/www.city.hiroshima.lg.jp/www/contents/0000000000000/1300179873013/index.html
Municipal housing will be provided for victims of the Tohoku earthquake which occurred on March 11, 2011 who are in urgent need of accommodation.
1 Number of houses available
55 (Municipal housing in Naka, Higashi, Minami, Nishi, Asakita wards)
*Please refer to the list of temporary municipal housing.
*Depending on situation, we may consider additional housing.
*For further details on housing provided, please contact the local ward office’s housing policy division.
2 Procedure
(1) Persons eligible (for temporary use):
Victims of the earthquake in eastern Japan (persons who have been issued a victim’s certificate for this disaster by local authority)
*If this is impossible, please present proof of address for the affected area such as driver’s license or insurance card.
(2) Period of use: 6 months from the day usage is granted (the day it is possible to move in). However, if necessary this may be renewed for a further 6 months.
(3) Usage fee: Free of charge (Guarantor, security deposit not required)
(4) Where to apply: Building Division of ward offices providing temporary municipal housing
3 Contact details (for ward office building divisions)

Naka Ward Office Ph:082-504-2578 FAX:082-243-0595
Higashi Ward Office Ph: 082-568-7744 FAX:082-262-0639
Minami Ward Office Ph: 082-250-8959 FAX:082-252-7179
Nishi Ward Office Ph: 082-532-0949 FAX:082-232-9783
Asaminami Ward Office Ph: 082-831-4954 FAX:082-877-2299
Asakita Ward Office Ph: 082-819-3937 FAX:082-815-3906
Aki Ward Office Ph: 082-821-4928 FAX:082-822-8069
Saeki Ward Office Ph: 082-943-9744 FAX:082-923-5098

【Mie Prefecture】
http://www.facebook.com/l/69c25VGCeCFzXrgsNiXGKRbwYmw/www.pref.mie.lg.jp/TOPICS/2011030290.htm
1.Prefectural housing will be provided for victims of the Tohoku earthquake.
2.This will be implemented according to the following:
(1)Eligibility: Victims of the Tohoku earthquake
(2)Number of properties: 50
(3)Conditions of use:
a. Rent is free of charge, security deposit/guarantor not required.
b. Length of stay: Up to 6 months. However, a 6-month extension is possible.
c. As this is an emergency measure, repairs such as tatami replacement will not be done.
(4)Where and when to apply: 受付期間及び受付場所
Housing division県土整備部住宅室
From March 16 (Wed) until housing is full3月16日(水)から提供戸数に達するまで
8:30am to 5:15pm 8時30分から17時15分まで
(5)Method of application申込み方法
Fax or email
FAX 059-224-3147
e-mail: jutaku@ http://www.facebook.com/l/69c255VYsM3fXB_KzFa145Vw_dA/pref.mie.jp
*We will accept applications in the order they are received, and applications may be closed if all housing is filled.
(6)Moving-in date scheduled as necessary.
(7)For further information on how to apply:
Land Development Department, Housing Section: Housing Administration Group
Ph: 059-224-2703 Contact: Okuyama, Uemura
Website:  http://www.facebook.com/l/69c25r8UTC4YeIhMnBHNU5alIqw/www.pref.mie.lg.jp/jutaku/hp/kenju/index.htm

http://www.city.tsushima.nagasaki.jp

Part II
【Fukui Prefecture】
http://www.facebook.com/l/69c25CAhxuo76jDsR33JxaLFyew/www.pref.fukui.jp/doc/furusato/furusatotop/touhokusoudan.html
To support victims of the Tohoku earthquake, we have begun a comprehensive relocation consultation service.
1 Name: Victim Accommodation Advisory
2 Start date: From March 17, 2011 onwards
8:30am to 8pm (currently also Sat, Sun and holidays)
3 Details of service:
(1)Provision of accommodation information (public housing, properties available, apartments for rent, etc.)
(2)Consultation on daycare and schools
(3)Advice on medical and welfare needs
(4)Coordination with local authorities
(5)Other enquiries (work, etc.)
4 Location  Tourism Marketing Division
Ph: 0776-20-0387、0286、0278
Fax: 0776-22-1702
Email: furusatoeigyo@ http://www.facebook.com/l/69c25OprcrRZz_WWd3gS8zrp15A/pref.fukui.lg.jp

【Ishikawa Prefecture】
http://www.facebook.com/l/69c25pTURvH99G0GN02NcSr3GPg/www.pref.ishikawa.lg.jp/kenju/touhokuzisinn.html
Accommodation is being provided for the victims of the 11 March 2011 Tohoku earthquake.
Eligible persons: Persons who are in housing difficulty as a result of the Tohoku earthquake
Accommodation offered (46 properties) [As of 16 March 2011]
For further details on vacancies and to apply, please use the contact details below.
-Prefectural Housing Management Center, Kanazawa Station West
-Address: 2F KS Bldg, 3-15-23 Sainen, Kanazawa-shi
-Ph: 076-232-5140
-Hours of operation: 9am to 6pm
(Contact details for accommodation provided by local authorities\towns are provided on the Ishikawa Prefecture website above.)

【Niigata Prefecture】
http://www.facebook.com/l/69c25ZB6OEhLXne-aF793Uw2aBQ/www.bousai.pref.niigata.jp/contents/kinkyu_sizen/000680.html
Niigata Prefecture’s Disaster Response HQ welcomes victims of the March 11 Tohoku earthquake. The procedure is as follows:
① We ask that disaster victims please report to our consultation office at Yamato Elementary School, Agano city close to state highway 49 (2443 Kouke, Agano-shi).
② At this office, we provide counseling regarding health worries and future life direction.
③ We also offer consultation on accommodation.
【Contact details】
Niigata Prefecture Disaster Response HQ
Victim Support Division, Housing Team
tel 025-282-1747
025-282-1748
025-282-1749

【Nara Prefecture】
http://www.facebook.com/l/69c25k3JrjQWTTnN7NKS7RdVpOg/www.pref.nara.jp/dd_aspx_menuid-23419.htm
In Nara, prefectural housing will be provided in the following manner for victims of the Tohoku earthquake. For further details, or information on local accommodation, please enquire using the contact details below.
-Accommodation Prefectural housing: 35 (housing development, 4 apartment complexes, room share)
Local housing: 39

-Rent Free of charge (also security deposit)
-Time period Up to 1 year from the date of moving in
-Necessary documents Disaster victim’s certificate and personal seal (inkan)
-Application office Prefectural Housing, Housing Section, Urban Planning Division, Civil Engineering Department 【Prefectural】
Local Housing, Housing Section, Urban Planning Division, Civil Engineering Department 【Local】
(30 Noboriojicho, Nara-shi)
Ph: (0742)27-7539(Prefectural)
(0742)27-7544(Local)
-Business hours    16 March 2011- present
8:45am-5:15pm
(excluding Sat, Sun, and holidays)

【Yamaguchi Prefecture】
http://www.facebook.com/l/69c25RgyBB1VUSmM9dvSbNM6Htw/www.pref.yamaguchi.lg.jp/press/201103/018367.html
Accommodation in prefectural housing
・ Accepting application from Monday 14 March onwards
・ Accommodation available/time period: 200, 6 months (renewal possible)
・ Rent: Free of charge. If necessary, donation for necessities.
Advertising Department
Tel:083-933-2560
Fax:083-933-2598
Mail: a11000@ http://www.facebook.com/l/69c25RVCbVKv57jFvbDOxWLf3nw/pref.yamaguchi.lg.jp

Crisis Management Department
Mail: a10900@ http://www.facebook.com/l/69c25RVCbVKv57jFvbDOxWLf3nw/pref.yamaguchi.lg.jp

【Nagasaki Prefecture】
http://www.facebook.com/l/69c25Uz40CBnJKa3JUm72Lw6PnA/www.pref.nagasaki.jp/koho/kinkyu/sien/index2.html
Persons who fulfill the conditions listed below as victims of the earthquake/tsunami who have lost their homes may be accommodated in prefectural housing or Nagasaki City Housing Corporation housing (used for other purposes).
If you are seeking prefectural accommodation, please contact the Nagasaki Civil Engineering Department, Housing Division (Ph: 095-894-3102).
If you are seeking local municipal accommodation, also please contact the above number.
Ⅰ Conditions of use
1Eligibility: Persons whose previous homes have been rendered unlivable by the 2011 Tohoku earthquake.
2Tenant and/or co-inhabitants must not be affiliated with any crime syndicates.
Ⅱ Moving-in procedure:
1Consultation:  Nagasaki Civil Engineering Housing Dept (Ph: 095-894-3102)
Nagasaki Housing Corporation (Ph: 095-823-3050)
Office hours: 9am-5pm
2 Documents required
①Application for permission to use public housing
② Consent form
③ Disaster victim’s certificate

【Kochi Prefecture】
http://www.facebook.com/l/69c25V6j8Uj1yTBxrUFdImkbtww/www.pref.kochi.lg.jp/soshiki/111301/h22-koho-ukeire.html
Kochi Prefecture has 581 public properties available for victims of the earthquake/tsunami (prefectural, local and employment development housing). We support victims with accommodation and other needs in conjunction with local authorities.
Contact:
Kochi Prefecture Disaster Relief HQ, Support Team
Ph: 088-823-9018

【Kyoto/Shiga Prefectures Joint Statement】
Kyoto and Shiga Prefectures in cooperation with local authorities are committed to ensuring that all disaster victims from Fukushima Prefecture have shelter, support for relocation, and are provided with the everyday necessities of life, education for their children and medical aid. In addition, after shelter has been provided, we will endeavor to help victims put their lives back in order and work towards creating secure futures.
For more information, please contact the office below.
Contact: Kyoto: Crisis Management/Disaster Section TEL 075-414-5930
Shiga: Shiga Prefecture Tohoku Earthquake Relief HQ TEL 077-528-3447
http://www.facebook.com/l/69c251BdZCPuBsMDU_0UzLoSyOw/www.pref.shiga.jp/bousai/kinkyu_110316_2.html

【Shiga Prefecture】
For the support of the victims of the March 11 2011 Tohoku earthquake, with the common consent of the greater Kansai area, Shiga Prefecture will provide prefectural housing free of charge according to the following.
Furthermore, local authorities within the prefecture will contribute 78 residences, making a total of 112 for the prefecture.
1 Eligible persons: Victims of the Tohoku earthquake
2 Length of stay: Up to 6 months from the date of moving in. However, renewal is possible.
3 Rent free, no security deposit required
4 Accommodation provided In total 34
1 Turnkey accommodation: 9
2 Some repairs necessary prior to moving in (approx. mid-April): 25
5 Necessary documents for application
1 Application form
2 Proof of being a disaster victim (certificate, etc.)
3 Written pledge
6 Applications/Enquiries:
Shiga Prefecture Land and Transport Department, Housing Section, Public Housing Manager
4-1-1 Kyomachi, Otsu-shi 520-8577
Ph: 077-528-4234
http://www.facebook.com/l/69c25G2ocUxHXPvWDE9MlQhQVeQ/www.pref.shiga.jp/bousai/kinkyu_110315.html

【Okayama Prefecture】
Temporary prefectural housing for victims of the Tohoku earthquake will be provided according to the following.
1.Persons eligible for housing:
Persons issued with a disaster victim certificate by their local authority.
2.Accommodation offered: 30 (may be increased if necessary)
3.Conditions of use:
(1)Length of stay: 6 months (renewal possible)
(2)Rent: The first six months will be rent-free. After that, normal rent will be reduced in accordance with living conditions. Security deposit and guarantor are not necessary.
4.Application period: From March 16, 2011 (Wed) Hours are 8:30am-5:15pm (except days off)
5.Other: Basic necessities (bath, stove, lights, bedding) will be provided for accommodation.
6.Consultation/enquiries:
Address: 2-4-6 Uchisange, Kita-ku, Okayama-shi
Office: Okayama Prefecture Civil Engineering Department, City Bureau Housing Section
Ph: 086-226-7536
http://www.facebook.com/l/69c25ORRw0v7-k5soXgZ6RT-Qkw/www.pref.okayama.jp/kinkyu/detail-92707.html

Part III

【Tsushima City】
http://www.city.tsushima.nagasaki.jp/web/tsushimanews/post_188.html
Accommodation for disaster victims:
Vacant public housing and teachers residences are being offered as accommodation.
In addition, please contact us if you are a private home-owner who is able to accommodate disaster victims.
【Contact】Tsushima City Earthquake Emergency Relief HQ (Admin Dept)
TEL 0920(53)6111 (Extn:412) 

【Nagasaki City】
http://www1.city.nagasaki.nagasaki.jp/n_city/jisin/d5.html
We have 35 city-provided houses available for people who have lost their homes due to the earthquake/tsunami.
If you are looking for accommodation, please contact:
-Nagasaki City Building and Housing Department, Housing Section (Ph 095-829-1185)

【Fukuoka City】
http://www.city.fukuoka.lg.jp/bousai/tohoku_jishin/tohoku_jishin.html#qa6
We aim to provide as much municipal housing for disaster victims as possible. We also accept applications and enquiries from relatives and friends on behalf of disaster victims.
For further information and applications, please use the contact details below.

Fukuoka City Housing Bureau, Housing Management Section (Address: Fukuoka Municipal Housing Center 2F, 4-1 Tenya-machi, Hakata-ku, Fukuoka-shi)
Ph: 092-283-1313 Fax: 092-271-2556 Email: j-kanri.HUPB@city.fukuoka.lg.jp

【Kagoshima Prefecture】
http://www.pref.kagoshima.jp/kurashi-kankyo/sumai/info/touhokujisinnkenneinyuukyo.html
We are providing vacant prefectural housing as temporary housing for victims of the Tohoku earthquake.
1 Eligibility for housing: Victims of the Tohoku earthquake whose residences have been rendered uninhabitable. (This also includes those who have been ordered to evacuate due to the disaster at the TEPCO Fukushima Dai-ichi and Dai-ni Nuclear Power Plants.
2 Length of stay: 6 months. May be renewed depending on victims circumstances.
3 Usage fees (rent, etc.)
(1) Usage fees (rent) and security deposit will not be charged.
(2) Parking fees, common-area charges and electricity, heating and water utility costs will be paid by tenant.
(3) Guarantor is not required.
(4) Repairs fee is not charged when moving out.
4 Contact details: Housing Policy Section, Building Division
Address: 10-1 Kamoikeshin-machi, Kagoshima-shi, Kagoshima-ken
Ph: 099-286-3735
Fax: 099-286-5637
Email: jutaku@pref.kagoshima.lg.jp

【Toyama Prefecture】
http://www.pref.toyama.jp/sections/1001/201103eq/files/0316-2.pdf
We have 275 municipal houses available free of charge for victims of the Tohoku earthquake who have lost their homes.
1. No. of houses available: 275
2. Length of stay: 6 months, as a general rule (if situation requires, up to 1 year)
3. Rent: Free of charge (electricity, heating and water utility costs, common-area charges and any other costs aside from rent to be paid by tenant)
4. Security deposit: Not required
5. Contact: Building and Housing Section, ph: 076-444-3358 (direct)
(Address: 1-7 Shinsogawa, Toyama-shi)
*In addition, local authorities may also be able to provide municipal housing.

【Kita-kyushu City】
http://www.city.kitakyushu.jp/pcp_portal/PortalServlet?DISPLAY_ID=DIRECT&NEXT_DISPLAY_ID=U000004&CONTENTS_ID=30664
Kita-kyushu City Housing Corporation’s rental properties and municipal housing will be provided free of charge as temporary shelter for victims of the March 11 Tohoku earthquake.
2 Accommodation offered:
(1) Municipal houses: 100
(2) Kita-kushu City Housing Corporation’s properties: 30
3 Conditions of use:
(1) Length of stay
Up to six months from the day permission is given to move in (however, if absolutely necessary this may be extended to a period not exceeding 1 year).
(2) Usage fee (rent) and security money (deposit) are not required.
(3) Guarantor is not required.
4 Applications
Accepted at government housing/housing corporation offices
(Necessary items)
– Documents which prove residence in the disaster-hit area (e.g., license, insurance card, etc.)
– Disaster-victim certificate issued by local authority (may be submitted at a later date)
5 Start date: From March 16, 2011 onwards
Contact:
Municipal housing
Kita-kyushu Building Department, Housing Administration Section
Ph: 093(582)2556
Rental accommodation
Kita-kyushu City Housing Corporation
Ph: 093(582)3150

【Shimane Prefecture】
http://www.pref.shimane.lg.jp/shobobosai/tohoku_jishin.html
Contact us regarding accommodation for disaster victims in Shimane prefectural housing:
– Shimane Prefecture Housing Administration Group, Building and Housing Section, Civil Engineering Division
TEL: 0852-22-5569 FAX:0852-22-5218

【Hiroshima City, Hiroshima Prefecture】
http://www.city.hiroshima.lg.jp/www/contents/0000000000000/1300179873013/index.html
Municipal housing will be provided for victims of the Tohoku earthquake which occurred on March 11, 2011 who are in urgent need of accommodation.
1 Number of houses available
55 (Municipal housing in Naka, Higashi, Minami, Nishi, Asakita wards)
*Please refer to the list of temporary municipal housing.
*Depending on situation, we may consider additional housing.
*For further details on housing provided, please contact the local ward office’s housing policy division.
2 Procedure
(1) Persons eligible (for temporary use):
Victims of the earthquake in eastern Japan (persons who have been issued a victim’s certificate for this disaster by local authority)
*If this is impossible, please present proof of address for the affected area such as driver’s license or insurance card.
(2) Period of use: 6 months from the day usage is granted (the day it is possible to move in). However, if necessary this may be renewed for a further 6 months.
(3) Usage fee: Free of charge (Guarantor, security deposit not required)
(4) Where to apply: Building Division of ward offices providing temporary municipal housing
3 Contact details (for ward office building divisions)

Naka Ward Office Ph:082-504-2578 FAX:082-243-0595
Higashi Ward Office Ph: 082-568-7744 FAX:082-262-0639
Minami Ward Office Ph: 082-250-8959 FAX:082-252-7179
Nishi Ward Office Ph: 082-532-0949 FAX:082-232-9783
Asaminami Ward Office Ph: 082-831-4954 FAX:082-877-2299
Asakita Ward Office Ph: 082-819-3937 FAX:082-815-3906
Aki Ward Office Ph: 082-821-4928 FAX:082-822-8069
Saeki Ward Office Ph: 082-943-9744 FAX:082-923-5098

【Mie Prefecture】
http://www.pref.mie.lg.jp/TOPICS/2011030290.htm
1.Prefectural housing will be provided for victims of the Tohoku earthquake.
2.This will be implemented according to the following:
(1)Eligibility: Victims of the Tohoku earthquake
(2)Number of properties: 50
(3)Conditions of use:
a. Rent is free of charge, security deposit/guarantor not required.
b. Length of stay: Up to 6 months. However, a 6-month extension is possible.
c. As this is an emergency measure, repairs such as tatami replacement will not be done.
(4)Where and when to apply: 受付期間及び受付場所
Housing division県土整備部住宅室
From March 16 (Wed) until housing is full3月16日(水)から提供戸数に達するまで
8:30am to 5:15pm 8時30分から17時15分まで
(5)Method of application申込み方法
Fax or email
FAX 059-224-3147
e-mail: jutaku@pref.mie.jp
*We will accept applications in the order they are received, and applications may be closed if all housing is filled.
(6)Moving-in date scheduled as necessary.
(7)For further information on how to apply:
Land Development Department, Housing Section: Housing Administration Group
Ph: 059-224-2703 Contact: Okuyama, Uemura
Website: http://www.pref.mie.lg.jp/jutaku/hp/kenju/index.htm

Part IV
This time translated courtesy of Amanda Shockley 

【Wakayama Prefecture】
As a measure to support the lives of the refugees of the recent earthquake, we will provide 102 housing units free of charge within Wakayama’s prefectural housing projects. Wakayama Prefecture is implementing this as a part of the disaster victim assistance program through the Union of Kansai Governments. At this time, municipal governments in Wakayama are also assisting with 119 units, making a total of 221 units available.
Contact information:
Land Development Department City Housing Authority  Housing Construction Division
Director: Yuki Katayama
Telephone 073-441-3212 (Extension 3212)
FAX 073-428-2038

【Osaka Prefecture】
Osaka Prefecture will provide housing in empty units free of charge for the victims of the northeastern Pacific Ocean earthquake (including those displaced by the nuclear power plant accident in Fukushima).
■Number of units provided: Within 2 weeks approximately 450 units(Will be expanded to a maximum of about 2,000 units)
■Registration: Opens from March 22, 2011
■Registration Location: Sakishima building 26F
① Initial reports will be taken by telephone about household size and preferred area.
② Follow-up application submitted by visiting our office or through mail or fax.
Management Assistance Team Coordination Division within the Office of Management Housing Management
Telephone:06(6941)0351(Main line) Extension 6307
FAX:06(6210)9750
Operating hours (Business hours only): 9:00-18:00
http://www.facebook.com/l/bc147plai20gw8EO6f6lkr-sHeg/www.pref.osaka.jp/hodo/index.php?site=fumin&pageId=6436

Toru Hashimoto
Repeat. Osaka Prefecture will be securing 2000 housing units. Municipal housing will also execute a program. Maximum number of applicants accepted is 3000. Generally these units will be teacher’s housing provided by the education committee. Private schools are also accepting requests. Elementary schools are also accepting requests. We will provide lifestyle support. We will also provide necessary supplies and equipment.

【Fukuoka Prefecture】
Prefectural Housing Assistance(March 15th)
Fukuoka Prefecture will provide empty housing units as temporary refuge for the victims of the earthquake and tsunami.
・Eligibility: Victims of the northeastern Pacific Ocean earthquake that lived in the affected areas.
・Possible number of units:  175 units(residential location: Kitakyushu, Fukuoka, Kurume, Omuta, Iizuka others)
・Usage fee: based on past disasters there will be no fee
・Period of use:  From the day that you receive permission (Designated move-in day) up to three months (However, if deemed necessary by the governor, it can be extended for up to a year after the move-in date)
・Application desk: 8:30- 17:15 (excluding weekends and holidays)
■ Inquiries regarding the provision of a prefectural housing should be directed at:
Buildings and City Planning Bureau Prefectural Housing Division
Telephone:092-643-3739
http://www.facebook.com/l/bc147dXnissT-w7A4wLNl3zRnXA/www.pref.fukuoka.lg.jp/a01/kennnotaiou.html#06

【Osaka City】
Osaka City announced on the 14th that it would provide 500 free housing units for Great Eastern Japan Earthquake starting March 15th. Period of residence is a year and are exempt from security deposits. The tenants and lease agreements will be for temporary use. Processing materials include a copy of a document that confirms an individual’s identity and address such as a driver’s license in addition to their personal stamp. If applicants do not have these documents we will try to adapt to the situation.
Please contact the City Housing Management Section Director for more information (Telephone 06・6208・9264).
http://www.facebook.com/l/bc147KS9v5CP6WcZpJYogQH_WAw/news.searchina.ne.jp/disp.cgi?y=2011&d=0316&f=business_0316_006.shtml

【Kobe City】@kobecity0311
http://www.facebook.com/l/bc147tjiG0dVhDXhdVyatpY7g6Q/bit.ly/gH9wFz
【To the earthquake disaster victims】 Kobe City will provide 200 units for temporary emergency housing. From today we have already received 66 requests. For more information contact→078-322-6626(City of Kobe Urban Planning and Housing Bureau, Housing Department, Housing Management Division) http://www.facebook.com/l/bc147tjiG0dVhDXhdVyatpY7g6Q/bit.ly/gH9wFz

【Gifu Prefecture】
@asahi_tubuyaki: 【Information for Disaster Victims】 Gifu Prefecture(March 16th 10:00am)/250 units/Floor plan:3K、3DK/Free Rent・No Security Deposit(as of now there is no support for furniture)、No cosigner/Period of use:One year from the time of application/Contact:Gifu Prefectural Housing Corporation Management Second Division(058・277・1048) #save_tohoku
(Additional Information)
http://www.facebook.com/l/bc147-7ctpvFmByBsgL8Wu1pIpA/www.pref.gifu.lg.jp/kensei-unei/kocho-koho/event-calendar/sonota/jutaku/hisai.html
Housing Corporation, Gifu Prefecture, Second Division Administration
FAX 058ー278ー0688
Email kanri@ http://www.facebook.com/l/bc147lFPn_piQmpd1cF8haI0kGQ/juko.gifu-djr.or.jp

【Aichi Prefecture】
@asahi_tubuyaki: 【Information for Disaster Victims】Toyota City, Aichi Prefecture (March 16th 11:00am)/5 units(Municipal Housing Hamaiba、Shika Town, Toyota City Hamaiba 621-3) 2DK/Fee: Depending on the situation, extension or reduction is possible/Period of use:Generally three months, but extension is possible/Contact information:Toyota City Building and Housing Department(0565-34-6728) #save_tohoku

【Nagoya City】
http://www.facebook.com/l/bc147STcFe6zRprnoLxxG_gfuTg/www.city.nagoya.jp/jutakutoshi/page/0000022440.html
Nagoya City Housing Corporation provides housing and municipal rental housing for those victims as follows:
1 Eligibility: Victims of the northeastern Pacific Ocean earthquake
2 Housing Conditions
(1)Period of residence: within six months (renewable to a maximum of one year from the date of original permit)
(2)Free of charge

3 Available units
Municipal housing: 200 units throughout the city
Nagoya Rental Housing, Housing Corporation: 6 units
*For more information about these units please contact inquiry desk below.

4 Method of Application (accepted on a first-come basis)
※However, because we expect to be crowded on Friday, March 18th, we will hold a lottery at the inquiry desk from 10:30am to decide the order.
5 Application Date:
March 18, 2011 (Friday) from 10:00 pm to 5:00 am
During March, Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays will also be open.

6 Application location: Housing corporation headquartered in Nagoya City (No. 6, No. 1 Joshin chome, Nishi-ku)
※Map available on our homepage:
http://www.facebook.com/l/bc147STcFe6zRprnoLxxG_gfuTg/www.city.nagoya.jp/jutakutoshi/page/0000022440.html

7 Required documents
(1)Application form(available at the application desk, must prepare and sign)
(2)Cope of the certificate of residence for all household members who wish to move-in
(3)Disaster victim certificate
※If you cannot provide documents (2 and 3), please consult with the inquiry desk below.

8 Inquiry desk:
Nagoya City Housing Authority, Housing and Urban Management Division Telephone:052-972-2953
Nagoya City Housing Corporation, Management Division Telephone: 052-523-3874

【Hyogo Prefecture】
@Asahi_Shakai: 【To Disaster Victims】 Acceptance of Victims/Starting March 17th, Hyogo Prefecture will begin to accept disaster victims into prefectural housing. In order of arrival, they will be exempt from security deposit and usage fees. Energy, water, and common fees will be the responsibility of the individual. Residence will principally within half a year. Please contact the Housing Management Division for more information at 078・230・8460). Total 600 units. #jishin

【Saga Prefecture】
http://www.facebook.com/l/bc147Srefd3Fw7WXznq9VxYSjoA/www.pref.saga.lg.jp/web/index/bousai-top/bousai-kinkyu/_53053/_53227.html
@saga_kouhou:Saga Prefecture will provide 24 units of prefectural housing and the municipal housing authority is preparing 38 units. After preparations are complete we will take inquiries from disaster victims. Interested parties should contact the Saga Building and Housing Department for more information(Telephone:0952-25-7368).http://www.facebook.com/l/bc147WKxnjpNAnIuZHhlfCD1lZA/bit.ly/gq9jMV

【Miyazaki Prefecture】
miyazakifuzoman
Miyazaki Prefecture is to ensure availability and 107 public housing units.
http://www.facebook.com/l/bc147KpQzovF2t7BYnBfm7_46lw/www.pref.miyazaki.lg.jp/parts/000155801.pdf
http://www.facebook.com/l/bc147zLeT7SkYgcWbFc_ROXqpCw/www.pref.miyazaki.lg.jp/bousai/20110310.html

Information on the Miyazaki housing units is scheduled to be provided to the affected areas from the Ministry of Land Rights.

【Call to the disaster victims】
【Iwate Prefecture】
@sawachan_21ways: RT @asahi_tubuyaki: 【Iwate】 Acceptance of disaster victims/Looking for residences that can provide temporary housing for victims. 5000 yen will be provided to assist with meals for one person per night, and up to 3990 yen will be paid for shelter at those places unable to provide meals. Please contact County Regional Development Office for more information.(019・629・5193) #save_iwate

【Sasebo City】Unspecified. Please contact the division in charge.
Acceptance of disaster victims into municipal housing Overseeing division: Urban Development Department Housing Division.
(Main line)0956-24-1111 Extension: 2812~2815
http://www.facebook.com/l/bc147tUHEmWkEwgWnH_7kHyr-Mw/www.city.sasebo.nagasaki.jp/www/contents/1300065459512/index.html

【from @datugennohi】
@datugennohi : List of Municipals Accepting Disaster Victimshttp://www.facebook.com/l/bc147J1eItmvWVqJVfKFDtoxrHw/bit.ly/gPhgED

http://www.pref.osaka.jp
東北地方太平洋沖地震の被災者の方(福島原子力発電所の事故に伴い避難措置を講じられた方を含む)に大阪府営住宅の空き住戸の提供を行います。

Part V

【Wakayama Prefecture】
As a measure to support the lives of the refugees of the recent earthquake, we will provide 102 housing units free of charge within Wakayama’s prefectural housing projects. Wakayama Prefecture is implementing this as a part of the disaster victim assistance program through the Union of Kansai Governments. At this time, municipal governments in Wakayama are also assisting with 119 units, making a total of 221 units available.
Contact information:
Land Development Department City Housing Authority  Housing Construction Division
Director: Yuki Katayama
Telephone 073-441-3212 (Extension 3212)
FAX 073-428-2038 

【Osaka Prefecture】
Osaka Prefecture will provide housing in empty units free of charge for the victims of the northeastern Pacific Ocean earthquake (including those displaced by the nuclear power plant accident in Fukushima).
■Number of units provided: Within 2 weeks approximately 450 units(Will be expanded to a maximum of about 2,000 units)
■Registration: Opens from March 22, 2011
■Registration Location: Sakishima building 26F
① Initial reports will be taken by telephone about household size and preferred area.
② Follow-up application submitted by visiting our office or through mail or fax.
Management Assistance Team Coordination Division within the Office of Management Housing Management
Telephone:06(6941)0351(Main line) Extension 6307
FAX:06(6210)9750
Operating hours (Business hours only): 9:00-18:00
http://www.pref.osaka.jp/hodo/index.php?site=fumin&pageId=6436

Toru Hashimoto
Repeat. Osaka Prefecture will be securing 2000 housing units. Municipal housing will also execute a program. Maximum number of applicants accepted is 3000. Generally these units will be teacher’s housing provided by the education committee. Private schools are also accepting requests. Elementary schools are also accepting requests. We will provide lifestyle support. We will also provide necessary supplies and equipment.

【Fukuoka Prefecture】
Prefectural Housing Assistance(March 15th)
Fukuoka Prefecture will provide empty housing units as temporary refuge for the victims of the earthquake and tsunami.
・Eligibility: Victims of the northeastern Pacific Ocean earthquake that lived in the affected areas.
・Possible number of units:  175 units(residential location: Kitakyushu, Fukuoka, Kurume, Omuta, Iizuka others)
・Usage fee: based on past disasters there will be no fee
・Period of use:  From the day that you receive permission (Designated move-in day) up to three months (However, if deemed necessary by the governor, it can be extended for up to a year after the move-in date)
・Application desk: 8:30- 17:15 (excluding weekends and holidays)
■ Inquiries regarding the provision of a prefectural housing should be directed at:
Buildings and City Planning Bureau Prefectural Housing Division
Telephone:092-643-3739
http://www.pref.fukuoka.lg.jp/a01/kennnotaiou.html#06

【Osaka City】
Osaka City announced on the 14th that it would provide 500 free housing units for Great Eastern Japan Earthquake starting March 15th. Period of residence is a year and are exempt from security deposits. The tenants and lease agreements will be for temporary use. Processing materials include a copy of a document that confirms an individual’s identity and address such as a driver’s license in addition to their personal stamp. If applicants do not have these documents we will try to adapt to the situation.
Please contact the City Housing Management Section Director for more information (Telephone 06・6208・9264).
http://news.searchina.ne.jp/disp.cgi?y=2011&d=0316&f=business_0316_006.shtml

【Kobe City】@kobecity0311
http://bit.ly/gH9wFz
【To the earthquake disaster victims】 Kobe City will provide 200 units for temporary emergency housing. From today we have already received 66 requests. For more information contact→078-322-6626(City of Kobe Urban Planning and Housing Bureau, Housing Department, Housing Management Division)http://bit.ly/gH9wFz

【Gifu Prefecture】
@asahi_tubuyaki: 【Information for Disaster Victims】 Gifu Prefecture(March 16th 10:00am)/250 units/Floor plan:3K、3DK/Free Rent・No Security Deposit(as of now there is no support for furniture)、No cosigner/Period of use:One year from the time of application/Contact:Gifu Prefectural Housing Corporation Management Second Division(058・277・1048) #save_tohoku
(Additional Information)
http://www.pref.gifu.lg.jp/kensei-unei/kocho-koho/event-calendar/sonota/jutaku/hisai.html
Housing Corporation, Gifu Prefecture, Second Division Administration
FAX 058ー278ー0688
Email kanri@juko.gifu-djr.or.jp

【Aichi Prefecture】
@asahi_tubuyaki: 【Information for Disaster Victims】Toyota City, Aichi Prefecture (March 16th 11:00am)/5 units(Municipal Housing Hamaiba、Shika Town, Toyota City Hamaiba 621-3) 2DK/Fee: Depending on the situation, extension or reduction is possible/Period of use:Generally three months, but extension is possible/Contact information:Toyota City Building and Housing Department(0565-34-6728) #save_tohoku

【Nagoya City】
http://www.city.nagoya.jp/jutakutoshi/page/0000022440.html
Nagoya City Housing Corporation provides housing and municipal rental housing for those victims as follows:
1 Eligibility: Victims of the northeastern Pacific Ocean earthquake
2 Housing Conditions
(1)Period of residence: within six months (renewable to a maximum of one year from the date of original permit)
(2)Free of charge

3 Available units
Municipal housing: 200 units throughout the city
Nagoya Rental Housing, Housing Corporation: 6 units
*For more information about these units please contact inquiry desk below.

4 Method of Application (accepted on a first-come basis)
※However, because we expect to be crowded on Friday, March 18th, we will hold a lottery at the inquiry desk from 10:30am to decide the order.
5 Application Date:
March 18, 2011 (Friday) from 10:00 pm to 5:00 am
During March, Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays will also be open.

6 Application location: Housing corporation headquartered in Nagoya City (No. 6, No. 1 Joshin chome, Nishi-ku)
※Map available on our homepage:
http://www.city.nagoya.jp/jutakutoshi/page/0000022440.html

7 Required documents
(1)Application form(available at the application desk, must prepare and sign)
(2)Cope of the certificate of residence for all household members who wish to move-in
(3)Disaster victim certificate
※If you cannot provide documents (2 and 3), please consult with the inquiry desk below.

8 Inquiry desk:
Nagoya City Housing Authority, Housing and Urban Management Division Telephone:052-972-2953
Nagoya City Housing Corporation, Management Division Telephone: 052-523-3874

【Hyogo Prefecture】
@Asahi_Shakai: 【To Disaster Victims】 Acceptance of Victims/Starting March 17th, Hyogo Prefecture will begin to accept disaster victims into prefectural housing. In order of arrival, they will be exempt from security deposit and usage fees. Energy, water, and common fees will be the responsibility of the individual. Residence will principally within half a year. Please contact the Housing Management Division for more information at 078・230・8460). Total 600 units. #jishin

【Saga Prefecture】
http://www.pref.saga.lg.jp/web/index/bousai-top/bousai-kinkyu/_53053/_53227.html
@saga_kouhou:Saga Prefecture will provide 24 units of prefectural housing and the municipal housing authority is preparing 38 units. After preparations are complete we will take inquiries from disaster victims. Interested parties should contact the Saga Building and Housing Department for more information(Telephone:0952-25-7368).http://bit.ly/gq9jMV

【Miyazaki Prefecture】
miyazakifuzoman
Miyazaki Prefecture is to ensure availability and 107 public housing units.
http://www.pref.miyazaki.lg.jp/parts/000155801.pdf
http://www.pref.miyazaki.lg.jp/bousai/20110310.html

Information on the Miyazaki housing units is scheduled to be provided to the affected areas from the Ministry of Land Rights.

【Call to the disaster victims】
【Iwate Prefecture】
@sawachan_21ways: RT @asahi_tubuyaki: 【Iwate】 Acceptance of disaster victims/Looking for residences that can provide temporary housing for victims. 5000 yen will be provided to assist with meals for one person per night, and up to 3990 yen will be paid for shelter at those places unable to provide meals. Please contact County Regional Development Office for more information.(019・629・5193) #save_iwate

【Sasebo City】Unspecified. Please contact the division in charge.
Acceptance of disaster victims into municipal housing Overseeing division: Urban Development Department Housing Division.
(Main line)0956-24-1111 Extension: 2812~2815
http://www.city.sasebo.nagasaki.jp/www/contents/1300065459512/index.html

【from @datugennohi】
@datugennohi : List of Municipals Accepting Disaster Victims http://bit.ly/gPhgED

www.pref.osaka.jp

東北地方太平洋沖地震の被災者の方(福島原子力発電所の事故に伴い避難措置を講じられた方を含む)に大阪府営住宅の空き住戸の提供を行います。

Original poster:

Sako Nakatsuka Ikegami 19 March 08:50

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Information from private sources:

http://www.facebook.com/l/c2510sNa2nDHEg8-YydWFE54m3A/alohainitiative.com — group in Hawaii formed to give Japanese displaced by the earthquake and tsunami a place to stay there
Aloha Initiative | Opening Hearts. Opening Homes. 

alohainitiative.com

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