Geoffrey Branger, edited by Solène Leroux
6:27 p.m., August 24, 2022
This is the first stage of the climate and resilience law adopted last August. Since this Wednesday, we can no longer increase the rents of the most energy-intensive dwellings F and G. Whether owners or real estate professionals, everyone must comply with these new rules and adapt.
This Wednesday, we can no longer increase the rents of the most energy-intensive housing F and G. This is the first step in the climate and resilience law adopted last August, which aims to fight against climate change. Whether landlords – lessors or real estate professionals, everyone must comply with these new rules and adapt. This regulation concerns 900,000 housing units, i.e. 19% of the private rental stock, the rents of which can no longer increase.
There will be a second stage from next January 1: all G-rated accommodation, therefore the largest thermal sieves, could no longer be rented. This represents 140,000 homes.
Housing, the third biggest emitter of CO2
Two solutions are now imposed on owners: either they sell their property, or they renovate it to continue to rent it. But in this case, you have to find an RGE company, recognized as guarantor of the environment, to be able to access aid like MaPrimeRénov’.
Currently, there are not enough companies to meet the high demand. But real estate professionals claim to have received assurances from the government, which will do what is necessary to avoid a blockage. One has chosen is safe for the sector which is unanimous, the climate and resilience law, despite its constraints, is necessary. Housing is the third largest emitter of CO2, behind transport and industry.