Republic of Cyprus
Commissioner to the Presidency

Information for Overseas and Repatriated Cypriots

Government Housing Schemes and Grants for Repatriated Refugees

The Service for the Care and Rehabilitation of Displaced Persons was established in 1974 in order to address the refugee problem which was created after the invasion of Turkey.

Over time the Service mainly focused on providing to the refugees the 3 following schemes:

1) Self-help house in Private Land/House Repairs.
2) The purchase of an Apartment/House.
3) Rent Subsidy.

A necessary condition for someone to submit an application for the schemes is to possess a valid Refugee Identity.


The applicantscan seek information by phone, through the website of YMAPE, or by visiting one of the followingoffices of YMAPE.

The employees in all offices, are daily available to the public between 8.00am until 3.00pm.


Address: Elia Papakiriakou 34, 2415 Makedonitissa, Nicosia or YMAPE 1467 Nicosia
Telephone: 22456276

Limassol / Paphos:

Address: Agkiras, 31 P.O. Box 51014, 3500 Limassol
Telephone: 25871150
(For rent subsidy: 25827978)

Larnaca / Famagusta:

Address: Potamou Oksou, 4, Government Housing Estate of Agios Ioannis, 6051 Larnaka.
Telephone: 24821940

For further information follow the link provided below:

World Conference of Overseas Cypriots