The accommodation search in France, especially at the beginning of the academic year, can be long and difficult. Therefore, we advise you not to wait until the last moment to start your search.
A basic understanding of the French system will help you to find a decent housing. What documents need to be signed? What are the conditions to start a rent? What are the responsabilities of the tenant and the landlord?
Here are some practical information that may help you:
In the framework of its mission to help international researchers, EURAXESS France published a guide aiming at giving you the main keys to understand the French rental system.