Student Housing The Hague Blog


Every now and then, something practical will be posted here. We hope it serves you well!

We all know how difficult it is to find accommodation, but then you found one but it says no registration possible?! Now what?

Are you an international student? Do you live in a rented house in the Netherlands? We know that living is a major expense and you may have a lot of questions about rent benefit/ housing allowances, aka Huurtoeslag in Dutch. Do you want to know if you are entitled to rent benefit? We are here to answer your FAQ!

There are a lot of issues going on regarding the possibility to register with the municipality of The Hague. Some landlords refuse it, though in most cases it is your right and by law in cases it is even mandatory to register.

According to Dutch law agency costs are not permitted, no matter what they are called by the agency. You may be very well entitled to reclaim them! Did you know we provide a reclaim agency-fee-service?