Applying for an affordable housing permit

Do you want to rent affordable, social housing? In some municipalities you need anaffordable housing permit (huisvestingsvergunning) for this. Check with your municipality whether this applies in your municipality. If necessary, apply to your municipality for the affordable housing permit.

This is how it works for you

Your (future) place of residence falls under:

Here is some information from your municipality.

Applying for an affordable housing permit

Are you going to rent subsidised housing in the municipality of Amsterdam? If so, you will need a huisvestingsvergunning (affordable housing permit) in the following situations:

  • the basic rent of the housing is no more than €€ 763.47 per month.
  • If you are going to live in a house that has a basic rent of up to €1,068.83 because of leasehold conditions, private agreements or a zoning plan.

Questions about this topic?

Contact the Municipality of Amsterdam

Last updated on 26 September 2022