Information on Housing
The Housing Authority offers a wide variety of schemes and initiatives in order to help those living in Malta who are in most need of assistance. So if you’re buying your first home, have a disability, or live in a Government property, you could stand to benefit from these schemes.
Social Benefits in Malta
There are a great number of social benefits available to assist people living in Malta. These include children’s allowance, maternity leave and benefits, foster care allowances, sickness benefits and medical assistance, injury benefits and pensions. All the benefits and their respective details can be found in the Social Security menu in the Social Policy website.
You can log in to the Social Policy website to see your employment history, keep track of your medical records and see what benefits you are entitled to.
What to do if you feel you’ve been unjustly refused a Benefit?
You may appeal against the Director’s decision before the Social Security Umpire. Appeals may be lodged only on particular articles of the Law or important principles emerging from the Director’s decision. The appeal has to be lodged within 30 days of the day you have been informed of the decision. The appeal can be sent electronically
or to the address below:
Secretary to the Umpire
Department of Social Security
19, Triq Mikiel Anton Vassalli
Valletta CMR 02
The Social Security Umpire can change a decision if it is wrong. He cannot however change the Law on which the decision has been based or pay more money than the Law allows.
When lodging a written appeal you may be guided by the following form templates: Appeal Form Withdrawal of Appeal