Housing

  • Ground lease

    Ground lease in The Hague, conditions, reissue offer, paying, from ground lease to own land, paying off the leasehold in perpetuity.

  • Finding a house

    The Hague offers great variety in the type of neighbourhood, from bustling and urban to leafy-green residential, from central to more isolated.

  • Non-commercial renting

    If you would like to look for a rental property outside of the commercial market, there are a number of websites you can consult.

  • Affordable housing permit

    Are you going to rent a property? Then you sometimes need an affordable housing permit. Apply for this on time at the municipality.

  • Rental advice from the Fair Rent Team

    If you are paying too much rent, you can call in the Fair Rent Commission or first ask for advice from the municipality’s Fair Rent Team.

  • Replacing lead water pipes

    The municipality is asking homeowners to have the lead water pipes replaced in their homes. Drinking water from lead pipes is not healthy. Particularly for developing children under the age of 8 and pregnant women.

  • The Hague Housing Inspection Bureau

    The Hague Housing Inspection Bureau is actively working to improve the quality of life and safety in the city. Inspectors track down nuisance and illegal activities in homes and businesses.

  • Request a house number

    A house number is needed for mail delivery and for emergency services to be able to reach you. Do you not have your own house number? Request one from the municipality.

  • Report an alternative address

    Everyone living in the Netherlands has to be registered at the address where he or she usually spends their nights. You do not have a home address? Then you can report an alternative address.

Domestic nuisance

  • Report domestic nuisance

    Are you bothered by noisy neighbours or other people in your neighbourhood? Or is the home overcrowded or being sublet unlawfully? See what you can do.

  • Noise nuisance

    There are different types of noise nuisance. Read what you can do if you have a complaint about noise.

  • Domestic Nuisance Complaints Centre

    Residents of The Hague may report any nuisance they experience in their living environment to the Domestic Nuisance Complaints Centre.

Renting out

  • Rent out a room

    Do you want to let all the rooms in your home? Or do you just have a spare room you would like to let? If so, there are a number of conditions you have to comply with.

  • Rent out your home to tourists

    In The Hague it is illegal to rent out your entire home or part of your home to tourists as a holiday rental.

  • Rent out a building for short stay accommodation

    Are you a landlord and do you want to rent out (part of) a building, for example to business visitors, expats or exchange students who will spend a short time in The Hague? If so, you must follow a number of rules.

  • Convert a house into rental rooms

    Do you want to convert a house into rental rooms? If so, you will need a conversion permit from the municipality.