Pay little for a rental home in The Hague. That sounds almost impossible in this day and age, but this is the case with a number of residents. That’s because they live skewed. What percentage of the tenants is involved?

Of all tenants in the Netherlands did in 2020 about 7 percent in skewed living. That is a lot less than in 2012, when it was first measured. At the time it was still about 12 percent of renters. It is not known to the Woonbond how this number has fallen. †

What exactly is crooked living?

Someone who lives crookedly earns too much for his social housing. These homes are intended for people with a lower income. The skewed residents did meet the income requirement when they received the key to their home.

These are the income requirements

The income limit is in 171609 on 45.200 euros gross per year for a single-person household and a 12.12 gross euros per year in a multi-person household. People who live in a crooked way now earn more.

Scheefwonen in The Hague

The figures for The Hague correspond to the national figures. This is 6.7 percent. Compared to 2012 it is much less. Then it was about 11,1 percent.

Pay more through scheefwonen

There has been a long queue for social housing for years and that is why there has been a new rule since 1 July. residents who live in a crooked way may for the first time be confronted with an

extra rent increase

. People who live alone in a social rented house and in 2021 more than 47.835 earned euros, must be monthly 45 Euros more rent. Who earns more than 62.140 pay euros 100 euros extra. In multi-person households, the rent also increases by 56 euros.

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