8.4.2 Cultural houses and community cultural clubs
These entities of the third sector are usually supported by the Local Administrations, but partnerships with the public sector as well as with the private one are increasing in number.
Recently, "collective houses" for young people are emerging as a new initiative in Portuguese society.
In 2006 the Portuguese Youth Institute (IPJ) established four support programmes for youth associations:
Those seeking support under these programmes must be registered with the National Register of Youth Associations (RNAJ). These associations also qualify for some tax exemptions and reductions.