As part of the social housing promotion, your federal state can provide you with subsidies for the creation of rental housing. You do not have a legal right to support your project. Funding is provided for: housing, including the first-time acquisition of new housing, the modernisation of housing, the acquisition of occupancy rights, the acquisition of existing housing, where rental price and occupancy obligations are to be established for the rental accommodation. Beneficiaries may be natural and legal persons. The grant is provided in accordance with the provisions of the Land concerned by the granting of non-repayable grants and/or low-interest loans. The subsidized rental housing is bound for a certain period in favour of households entitled to live (occupancy obligation). During the commitment period, maximum rents below the local comparative rent or other measures may be determined to relieve housing costs for the households entitled to live (rental). General rental housing promotion: The creation of occupancy and rent-linked rental housing is supported, in multi-family houses through new construction as well as the modification and extension of buildings. This includes the promotion of rental housing and shared accommodation for the elderly and people with disabilities. Modernisation of rental housing: Support will be given to the modernisation of rented housing in multi-family houses, including energy-efficient modernisation of rental apartments completed before 01.02.2002. Support for rental housing in the East Frisian Islands: The creation of occupancy- and rent-linked rental housing in multi-family houses will be supported by new buildings in the areas of the cities of Borkum and Norderney, the island community of Juist, the North Sea resort of Wangerooge and the municipalities of Baltrum, Langeoog and Spiekeroog. Acquisition of occupancy and rental bonds: Support is given to the acquisition of occupancy and rental bonds for rented accommodation in local authorities, which are considered to be areas with tense housing markets under the Lower Saxony Tenant Protection Ordinance or to supply households with particular difficulties in the supply of housing.