Pay attention to the deadlines. This Tuesday, June 1 is the last day to declare your income online if you live in the departments with the numbers between 20 (Corsica) and 54 (Meurthe-et-Moselle). It is also a dreaded date for the badly housed, with the end of the winter truce of evictions. This new month also marks the lifting of the state of health emergency, the opening for all over 18s to vaccination against Covid-19 and the ceiling on rents in nine cities of Seine-Saint-Denis. Summary.
Last day to declare your income in certain departments
The gong rings on June 1 at 11:59 p.m., for the taxpayer’s income tax return. “second zone”, warns the Ministry of Finance. You are therefore concerned if you live in the numbered departments “from 20 to 54”, that is to say from the two departments of Corsica to Meurthe-et-Moselle. The “third zone”, namely the departments numbered from 55 and up to 974 and 976 (Reunion and Mayotte), has one more week, until June 8 at 11:59 p.m. For the first zone (departments 1 to 19, as well as taxpayers not residing in France), the date has largely passed since it was set for May 20.
Increase in regulated gas prices
Regulated gas prices applied by Engie increased by 4.4% on June 1 compared to the scale applicable since May 1, 2021, warns the Energy Regulatory Commission (CRE). “This increase is 1.2% for customers who use gas for cooking, 2.6% for those who have dual use, cooking and hot water, and 4.6% for homes that heat themselves. gas “, she specifies. In question, among others: the rise in prices on the world market. Regulated gas tariffs, which affect more than 3 million households, will disappear on July 1, 2023.
End of the winter break
For the second year in a row, the winter break, which traditionally suspends rental evictions from November 1 to March 31, has been extended by two months by the government, due to the health crisis linked to Covid-19. The truce ends on Tuesday June 1st. Consequences, according to France Inter: “30,000 households are expected to be evicted in the coming weeks.”
Housing Minister Emmanuelle Wargon nevertheless promised to “to offer rehousing or accommodation to each person concerned and to compensate the owners when we do not evict immediately”.
End of the state of health emergency
This June 1 marks the official end of the state of health emergency, which will be followed on June 2 by a transitional regime that will last until September 30. The latter validates the implementation of a health pass for gatherings of more than 1,000 people, from June 9 until September 30.
In terms of freedoms, a framework for the use of curfews and confinement comes into force. The government can still decide on a re-containment for 30 days from June 1. After this period, the executive will again have to declare a state of emergency, for a period limited to 30 days, if it wishes to impose a new curfew or confinement, before possibly returning to Parliament. Likewise, at the initiative of the Senate, the local confinements provided for by law can only be decided for a maximum of one month, after which the Parliament must be consulted.
Partial unemployment less reimbursed in certain sectors
Until the end of August, the government will continue to take over 100% of the partial activity for the protected sectors (hotels, restaurants, sports halls, cultural places). On the other hand, in other sectors, partial unemployment will henceforth be less well compensated. For these companies, specifies the Ministry of Finance, “the employee compensation will remain at 84% in May and June, then will drop to 72% from July to September. The remainder payable by the employer will be 15% in May, 25% in June, then 40% in July to September “.
Vaccination open to all adults
Since May 31, all people over 18 can be vaccinated against Covid-19, without restrictions and without considering other criteria (comorbidities, priority professions, etc.). With a risk of traffic jam the first days: with “28 million adults eligible for vaccination and not vaccinated”, the Doctolib reservation platform warned that it could not respond to all requests with regard to the “still limited number of vaccine doses, including Pfizer and Moderna”. These messenger RNA vaccines will be used to vaccinate the battalions of people aged 18 to 55, the AstraZeneca and Janssen vaccines being reserved for over 55s.
Capped rents in nine cities of Seine-Saint-Denis
From June 1, the rents of nine cities of Seine-Saint-Denis, including Saint-Denis, Aubervilliers and Saint-Ouen, are capped for rentals in the private park, within the framework of the Elan law on housing for 2018. This interactive map set up by the Ile-de-France regional prefecture allows you to find out the reference rent for a dwelling, depending in particular on its age and location. A margin of maneuver of 20% upwards and 30% downwards in relation to the reference rent is authorized.
Until the end of 2020, only Paris and Lille benefited from such rent control. Several metropolises, notably Bordeaux, Lyon and Montpellier, as well as Ile-de-France intercommunalities, applied at the end of last year to join the system.