Rent check

This check is meant for dependent residences, such as a room in student complex.

Municipality and rent

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Private sector: this means that the renting process of the residence is not administered through a housing association or corporation, but instead is executed by a private lessor or estate agent – in other words: your landlord.

Student corporation: your housing provider is either a non-profit organisation that is committed to the construction, management and rent of affordable housing, or a foundation/association that is specifically concentrated on renting to students.

General corporation: your housing provider is either a non-profit organization that focuses on the construction, maintenance and rent of affordable housing, or an association/foundation.

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Rental fee that only relates to the rented living area, i.e. without additional charges such as gas and light, water, service fees.

Surface area and roommates

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The surface area of the hallway/landing/hall does not count towards the calculation. The rooms need to be measured at a height of one-and-a-half meters. Round to two decimal places.

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These areas need to be heated and together be bigger than 15m2; otherwise the total surface area of these areas will not be included in the calculation.

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In most cases, the number of residential units equals the number of people in the house.

Heating

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A central heating boiler or a boiler is part of the central heating system that secures warm water and therefore facilitates the method with which the house is heated.

Kitchen

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A personal kitchen is ought to have: a kitchen counter that is at least 1 meter long, a plug for a fridge, warm water, a plug for a hotplate. Does your kitchen not include these? Then you may select the option: 'my kitchen does not meet the requirements for a kitchen'.

Toilet and washing facility

Outdoor area

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Within this definition falls a balcony, garden, terrace or patio

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A bike shed must be roofed and have a surface area of at least 2 m2

Drawbacks

Monument

General information