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Sewage charges considerably higher
Local taxes will rise by nearly 7 percent in 2007 relative to last year.
Municipal rates increase by over 4 percent
In 2008, proceeds from municipal taxes were 4.4 percent higher than last year. This is mainly attributable to an increase in property tax (OZB) and sewage charges.
More dwellings completed, fewer residential building permits issued
In the first half of 2008, more than 28 thousand dwellings were completed, 13 percent more than in the same period of 2007.
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.
Local tax revenues to rise by 2.6 percent
Local authorities in the Netherlands expect to receive 12.5 billion euro in local taxes in 2013. This is 2.6 percent more than in 2012.
Building permits number of dwellings and square meters
This publication contains unadjusted, calendar adjusted, and seasonally and calendar adjusted figures for building permits over period of 2000-2019.
Favourable prospects for residential building
The number of residential building permits issued in 2006 exceeded 96 thousand, the highest number in nearly a decade.
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.
Substantially more building permits issued
In the first six months van 2006 building permits were issued for over 49 thousand dwellings.
Sharp growth turnover construction sector in first three quarters of 2008
Total construction turnover over the first three quarters of 2008 increased by 11 percent relative to the same period last year.
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.
Very poor turnover results for Dutch construction sector in second quarter
Turnover generated by the construction sector fell by 2.4 percent in the second quarter. The downturn was very obvious in medium-sized and large companies; small businesses performed better than in...
Far fewer residential building permits issued
More than 37 thousand residential building permits were issued in the first six months of 2007.
More rented housing built in 2005
Some 67 thousand new homes were completed in the Netherlands in 2005, 3 percent more than in 2004.
Fewer dwellings completed and building permits granted
In 2008, the number of finished dwellings dropped by 2 percent to nearly 79 thousand.
Slightly more homes completed in first quarter
Nearly 3 percent more new homes were completed in the first quarter of 2009 than in the same period last year. This increase was the result of a 16 percent increase in the number of rent-sector homes...