Tax revenues increasingly important for municipalities
Municipal taxes and levies have become an important source of income for Dutch municipalities in the last fifty years. Per capita revenues from taxes and levies increased from nearly 9 euro in 1960...
Substantially more building permits issued
In the first six months van 2006 building permits were issued for over 49 thousand dwellings.
Favourable prospects for residential building
The number of residential building permits issued in 2006 exceeded 96 thousand, the highest number in nearly a decade.
Far fewer residential building permits issued
More than 37 thousand residential building permits were issued in the first six months of 2007.
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...
Building permits at historic low
In 2013, more than 26 thousand building permits for new houses were granted, a decline by 30 percent relative to 2012. The decline over the last quarter was less substantial.
Number building of permits drops further
Figures published today put the number of permits granted for the construction of new dwellings at nearly 17 thousand. This is 37 percent lower than in the same period last year.
Far fewer building permits issued
Last year, 56 thousand building permits were issued for new residential units, i.e. 9 percent fewer than in 2010 and the lowest number since 1953.
Record number of houses completed in 2009, prospects less favourable
In 2009, nearly 83 thousand were finished, an increase by more than 5 percent relative to one year previously and the highest number of reported completions since 1999.
Number of houses delivered in 2010 substantially down
Nearly 56 thousand new homes were delivered in 2010, a decrease by more than 32 percent relative to 2009. The number of owner-occupied homes deliverd last year dropped dramatically.
Marginal increase unfinished dwellings
By the end of the first quarter of this year, 186 thousand houses in the Netherlands were nearing completion, i.e. 3.4 percent more than in the same period one year previously.
Number of building permits granted in 2012 dramatically down
More than 37 thousand building permits for new houses were issued last year, i.e. 33 percent down from 2011. The most substantial decline occurred in the market sector.
Residential building output slumps 44 percent
The recession has obviously affected the construction sector in the first quarter of 2010. The number of dwellings completed in the first quarter of 2010 was more than 44 percent lower than in the...