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Welfare Reform on the Web (Summer 2003): Social Housing - Overseas

DUTCH HOUSING ASSOCIATIONS: CURRENT DEVELOPMENT AND DEBATES

H. Priemus

Housing Studies, Vol. 18, 2003, p.327-351

In the Netherlands, social housing accounts for 37% of the total stock and 75% of the total rented stock. The dominant institution within the Dutch social rented sector is the housing association: a private organisation functioning within the framework of the housing Act. The paper puts forward an explanation of why the Netherlands' social housing sector is so large.

 

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