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Six percent of dwellings officially unoccupied
On 1 January 2010, the Dutch housing stock included more than 7 million dwellings, of which 417 thousand (just under 6 percent) were vacant. These houses are officially registered as unoccupied.
Dutch consumer saves approximately 11 m³ of natural gas a year
Between 1997 and 2007, the average Dutch consumer annually saved 11 m³ of natural gas.
Availability of short-term unoccupied dwellings, 2013
Tables on the availability of unoccupied dwellings in the Netherlands on 1 July 2013. The tables contain information on the energy consumption, any other functions and approved demolition permits of...
People in the south of the Netherlands more active in crime prevention
Residents of the south part of the Netherlands are more active in crime prevention than people living elsewhere. They look better after their possessions and their homes are better protected. People...
32 percent fewer building permits granted
In the third quarter of 2009, more than 15 thousand new building permits were granted, i.e. 32 percent down on the same period one year previously.
Water board taxes rise more rapidly for owner-occupiers than for tenants
Taxes imposed by water board authorities are higher for owner-occupants than for tenants and the gap has widened in 2013. Home-owning multi-person households on average pay 319 euros in 2013, i.e. 35...
300 thousand dwellings vacant
The Dutch housing stock includes 7.2 million dwellings; 300 thousand houses (4.2 percent) were vacant on 1 January 2011. One in seven vacant houses (47 thousand) were less than or just over ten years...
Housing construction rises further
More than 23 thousand new homes were completed in the Netherlands in the first half of 2005. This is 11 percent more than in the first half of 2004.
Income of households by district, neighbourhood, type of residence and characteristics, 2013 (Dutch only)
Custom-made tables regarding the income of households by district, neighbourhood, type of residence and household characteristics. Commissioned by: the municipality of Zaanstad.
Demographic developments on the housing market (Dutch only)
Custom-made tables on a number of demographic developments on the Dutch housing market for the period 2001-2012. Commissioned by: Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations (BZK).
Income of households in Ede and Scherpenzeel, 2011 (Dutch only)
Custom-made tables regarding the income of households by district, neighbourhood, type of residence and household characteristics.Commissioned by: Housing cooperative Woonstede.
Income of households in Hattem, Heerde and Epe, 2011 (Dutch only)
Custom-made tables with income of households by district, neighbourhood, type of residence and household characteristics in municipalities Hattem, Heerde and Epe. Commissioned by: Housing corporation...
Residential property rents 9 percent up since introduction new rent policy
Residential property rents were raised by an average of 4.4 percent in July 2014. High-income tenants living in dwellings intended to provide affordable housing for low-income households faced the...
One third of homes with an energy label can use a lot less energy
One in three of the nearly one million homes in the Netherlands with an energy label fall in energy category E, F or G. This means that they have a relatively high energy use and many measures can be...
One in ten people work at or from home
Last year, 2.5 percent the Dutch employed population worked at home on a regular basis. It concerned foster parents, computer programmers or journalists.
Housing associations own one in three Dutch homes
Housing associations own 2.3 million homes in the Netherlands. This is the equivalent of one in three homes.
Unoccupied dwellings (in Dutch only)
Report and tables on unoccupied dwellings in the Netherlands. The tables contain information on the number of unoccupied dwellings per region, the characteristics of unoccupied dwellings and the...
More dwellings completed in first half of 2011
More than 19.5 thousand dwellings were completed in the first six months of 2011, i.e. an increase by nearly 9 percent from the same period last year.
Considerable increase in expensive homes worth over one million euro
According to the Act on Property Assessment (WOZ), there were over 24.5 thousand houses in the Netherlands with a value of 1 million euro or more on 1 January 2008. This is an increase by...