Assisting the most vulnerable and in need in Society

Various schemes to ensure that the housing market is accessible for all.

Register your private rent contract with Housing Authority


Supporting the tenants who have been living in the dwelling rented pre-1995

Mission Statement

To provide and sustain decent social and affordable housing opportunities promoting stability and supporting social mobility

First-time buyer scheme

A €10,000 grant to assist first-time homebuyers in the crucial first years after the purchase of their first home.

Registered Rental Contracts in Malta ( 2023 H2 Update )

Housing Briefs

Pay your rent online

Why queue when you can pay your rent online? Follow the link below for the online portal 


The principles and the ideas behind the work of the Housing Authority. A description of what the the Authority strives to achieve.


The Housing Authority has various schemes to ensure that the housing market is accessible for all individuals irrespective of their financial means


The Chairman and the Board of Directors confer the day to day decision making to the Chief Executive Officer, who is assisted by Executive Heads who lead the Authority’s departments.   

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7 Key Insights into the Rental Market Experience in Malta

The Housing Authority has published an extensive study as part of its dedication to explore the diverse dynamics of the Maltese Rental Market. This study, in particular, seeks to comprehensively understand the demographic and socio-economic nature of tenants and landlords in Malta and the nature of the relationship between them. While the authority has already…

Strengthening Malta's Rental Market

The Ministry for Social and Affordable Accommodation and the Housing Authority have presented a new set of amendments to the Private Residential Leases Act, which will strengthen the Maltese Rental Market. Recognising the significance of this sector in meeting the diverse housing needs of the population, the Housing Authority has been closely monitoring the market…

Affordable Housing Policies in Action

The Malta Housing Authority participated in the conference titled ”Improving Affordable Housing in the Mediterranean”, organised locally by SOS Malta and classified under the outcome of ACF Regional Initiatives.The Conference offered a unique platform for representatives coming from various mediterranean countries including Italy, Portugal, Greece, Spain and Malta to exchange experiences and lessons learned in…

Housing Authority Introduces GIS

The Housing Authority has recently entered into an agreement with MITA to introduce GIS (Geographic Information Systems). This software application enables a clear visual representation of spatial data on a map, allowing Housing Authority staff to easily visualize, analyse and observe trends.This technology enables better planning, and management and above all decision-making across a wide…

An Evolving Authority

This morning, the Chairman and the Executive Board of the Malta Housing Authority approved a series of organisation reforms that will come into play as of next Monday. The changes will ensure that Malta Housing Authority continues to evolve, adapt, and remain a catalyst for welfare and affordable housing opportunities for all.The unanimously approved reforms…