Voorwaarden

To receive a rent subsidy you must fulfil a number of conditions.

Income

Your family income must not exceed a defined maximum.

Property

You do not have full ownership of a house or do not have a right of usufruct to it.

The house you are leaving

The house you are leaving must be situated in the Flemish Region and must fulfil several conditions.

The new house

The new house must be situated in the Flemish Region and must meet certain standards. Its rent must not exceed a defined maximum.

Compulsory registration with a social housing company

If you apply for the rent subsidy, you are obliged to register on the waiting list of a social housing company in your municipality at the latest nine months after your application.

Procedure

Apply for the rent subsidy by means of

You can submit the application after you have moved to your new house, and at the latest 9 months after the start of the rental contract.

You will receive the rent subsidy for a maximum of 9 years and as long as you are on the waiting list of a social housing company in your municipality.

The rent subsidy will also end if you move to a social house or if you receive a rent premium. You can never receive a rent subsidy and a rent premium at the same time.

Bedrag

The first payment is made within 4 months after your application has been approved.

The monthly rent subsidy depends on your family situation, the location and type of your new house, and your income.

The one-off installation premium equals three times the amount of the first rent subsidy.

  • Laatst gewijzigd op 25/11/2021
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