Open houses event to save the school

France Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Short presentation

Saint Just-en-Bas, it's so nice! Palogneux, there is no better!
Two villages improvise real estate agency to attract new inhabitants.


welcoming new residents
revitalize their downtown
keep the school

Contexte (territory issues, targeted audience)

Faced with the vacancy of real estate and the threat of closure of one of the two classes of the Inter-municipal Pedagogical Group, two municipalities (of 300 and 80 inhabitants) improvised "real estate agency" by listing the vacant accommodation and then organizing the operation "Open houses" with the approval of the owners.

Targets : families, new residents

Actions implemented

Over 2 weekends: 21 goods offered for sale, at half the market price, or for rental.
For all new occupants: 1 year of free school transportation offered.

Balance sheet: 1 property sold, 5 under negotiation and 2 rentals signed.

Presentation of the clip "Welcome to your new place of life":

Other information

Project's start year : 2018


Municipalities of Saint-Just-en-Bas and Palogneux (Public structure )
42 Saint-Just-en-Bas et Palogneux