If you look around you, you’ll often see beautiful and well-maintained houses. However, the situation was very different in the sixties. You may not believe it, but a lot of the Dutch were living then in slums! A lot has changed in the last 50 years, how? You can see that in the following video!

Fun facts about housing in the Netherlands

  • In the province of Flevoland townhouses are the most popular.
  • The most expensive city to live is Amsterdam. There you pay the most per square meter.
  • The municipality of Pekela in Groningen is the cheapest municipality in the Netherlands.
  • On 1 January, 2017 the Netherlands had a total of 7.7 million homes.

A special housing website for newcomers.

Watch the website of Opnieuwthuis.