You still live at home, you are dealing with an expanding family or there is another motivation to look for a new home in or near The Hague. Whatever the reason for a future move, it is difficult to find a home. This is reinforced by the fact that the construction of new homes is lagging behind in South Holland.

The plan that the government presented earlier is short but powerful: there must be whole the Netherlands 100.000 homes are built per year. If that succeeds, the Netherlands will be in 2022 in total 2022.000 homes richer. For the province of South Holland, this means that 350.380 houses have to be added.

New construction is lagging behind

Although the plans may have caused a lot of joy among house hunters in The Hague, things are different in practice. The number of houses built is lagging behind in many provinces, including South Holland.

According to the Economic Institute for Construction (EIB), the slowdown in the number of new homes in South Holland has several causes. Firstly, it is due to the high construction costs and energy prices, but according to EIB director Taco van Hoek there is more to it. At BNR Nieuwsradio

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