The Property Management Agency (Régie Foncière) and the Public Welfare Centre (CPAS-OCMW) of the City of Brussels are helping their tenants (traders and residential) during this difficult period of the coronavirus (Covid-19). For example, there will be various measures such as exemption from rent and allowances. An overview of the emergency plan.
The City of Brussels, together with the 'Bouwmeester - Maître Architecte', is launching an urban design study on the urban blocks in Laeken. The study must map the existing situation and help the City to better assess and steer future housing densification projects.
The Mont-de-Piété opens again on Tuesday 5 May 2020, after 6 weeks of closure. The service offers citizens the opportunity to obtain a loan in exchange for the deposit of a valuable object. You give it in pledge and take it back after payment of the loan amount.
From Monday 22 June 2020, the City of Brussels will proceed to a second distribution of reusable face masks. Since 4 May 2020, wearing a mouth and nose protection is mandatory in public transport. The mask is also recommended in public places and if social distance cannot be guaranteed.
In September 2020, the City of Brussels will start with immersion education in Dutch at the French-language Charles Buls primary school. This form of education will start in the first year and progressively be extended to the 6th grade.