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Rental home news week 7

Less building permits new owner-occupied house, more for rental properties

Unfortunately no surprise: 16 per cent fewer building permits were granted last year than in the previous year. This is reported by the Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS). There were 63,000 permits issued; between 2017 and 2021, there were about 5,000 more annually on average. Read full article in dutch…

Amsterdam addresses housing crisis

Met een plan voor meer betaalbare en passende woningen in de stad, wil Amsterdam de wooncrisis in 2040 hebben opgelost. In het voorlopige plan Amsterdamse Aanpak Volkshuisvesting (AAV) staat hoe we dat willen doen.

The city is very popular, causing purchase and rental prices to skyrocket. Investors are buying up homes and renting them out for house-high prices. The AAV sets out new and existing measures to ensure enough affordable and good quality housing in the city. It is mainly about protecting the existing housing stock. Read full article in dutch…

Play away temporary rental contracts

Next week, the House of Representatives will debate an initiative bill to abolish generic temporary leases.

Do politicians play off temporary rental contacts right away? It will be offered in the Lower House on 21 February. Politicians are invited to quartet and play the ‘Temporary Rental Contracts’ quartet right away. Of course, it should go a step further by also tackling the temporary nature of youth contracts and room contracts, but this law is a start. Read full article in dutch…

Tenant likes renovated property better

Tenants surveyed consider a comfortable and healthy home the most important. Followed by a safe home and an energy-efficient rental property. How the house looks on the outside is the least important to them.

Tenants who are involved in the renovation because they are listened to beforehand and afterwards are clearly much more satisfied with their home. Thereby, it seems that tenants do not use heating and ventilation properly, which (may) cause additional complaints. Read full article in dutch…