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Materials for Foreign Residents Moving into Housing

The Japanese government and the Tokyo Metropolitan Government publish various guidebooks for foreign residents looking for housing, as well as guidelines for tenants.

Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Website

〇 Apartment Search Guidebook (for foreigners looking for housing in Japan)
Languages: Fourteen (Japanese, English, Chinese, Korean, Spanish, Portuguese, Vietnamese, Nepalese, Thai, Indonesian, Burmese, Khmer, Tagalog and Mongolian)
Published by: Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (distributed by the Japan Property Management Association)
URL: http://www.mlit.go.jp/jutakukentiku/house/jutakukentiku_house_tk3_000017.html

〇 Guidelines for Smoothly Moving Foreign Residents into Private Housing (for tenants, real estate agents and maintenance corporations)
Languages: Fourteen (Japanese, English, Chinese, Korean, Spanish, Portuguese, Vietnamese, Nepalese, Thai, Indonesian, Burmese, Khmer, Tagalog and Mongolian)
Published by: Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (distributed by the Japan Property Management Association)
URL: http://www.mlit.go.jp/jutakukentiku/house/jutakukentiku_house_tk3_000017.html

Tokyo Metropolitan Government Office of Housing Policy Website

〇 Guidelines for Preventing Tenant-Landlord Disputes
Languages: Four (Japanese 【outline and detailed editions】, English 【outline and detailed editions】, Chinese【outline edition only】and Korean【outline edition only】)
Published by: Tokyo Metropolitan Government Office of Housing Policy
URL: http://www.juutakuseisaku.metro.tokyo.jp/juutaku_seisaku/tintai/310-4-jyuutaku.htm

March 25, 2020