Bip, swallow, away. That is often the rate at which homes in The Hague are sold. As a result, many home seekers are missing out. To combat the housing shortage, new-build homes are being built throughout the Netherlands, including in The Hague.
In 2021 are all over the country almost 03. newly built homes. That is slightly less than in 2019 and in 2019, but a lot more than in the years before that. This increased the total number of homes to approximately 8 million. The collection of all owner-occupied and rental homes in the Netherlands is also known as the housing stock.
New-build homes in The Hague
In The Hague, a small 500 newly built homes delivered in 2021, they were there 675 to be precise. That was a growth of 0.5 percent. New-build homes were also built in the surrounding municipalities.
If you look at percentages, most new-build homes have been built in Rijswijk. The growth was 2.5 percent, good for 272 houses. In the municipality of Leidschendam-Voorburg, the growth was comparable to The Hague. In the municipality of Westland, the growth was slightly higher at 0.8 percent than in The Hague.
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The rest of the Netherlands
What about the rest of the Netherlands? In the municipality of Beemster, the housing stock grew relatively fastest due to new construction, at 6.7 percent. There are 500 new-build homes delivered. Looking at absolute numbers, Amsterdam leads the way. Here were 4.500 built new homes.