The annual ‘trêve hivernale’ (winter truce), which prevents landlords evicting tenants during the cold winter months, starts from the Ist November and ends 31st March.
A free telephone helpline, SOS Loyers Impayés, designed to give legal advice and support to both tenants and landlords, is available in French if you are having problems with a landlord or with a tenant.
Tel: 0805 160 075 (free from a landline or mobile phone
Visit L’ADIL 66 for ‘une information complète, neutre, personnalisée et gratuite sur toutes les questions du logement’ (Everything you need to know about renting property)
Click on Documentation and you will find model letters in French to help you to make yourself understood