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Caise D'allocations Familiales, Lille, France

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added on the 1st of July, 2009
If you are a student in Lille, you can apply to CAF (Caise D'allocations Familiales), a form of help provided by the country for anyone that doesn't have a good material status. If you stay at a hostel, they usually cover a part of the cost of the accommodation. For example, in 2007, the room was 175 per person (we were 2 in a room), and we actually got back almost 75 euros/months. The website of this agency is : . They have headquarters all over France. You can ask there for the necessary papers.

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The new basilica was built in 19th century and Lille became the main industrial capital. The area of the surface of Lille has tripled and the population of 120,000 doubled. During 1950’s the textile industry falls off and it caused great economic troubles in the city that led to the creation of the tertiary sectors like, insurance, school, banking and administrations. [...]

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