On this page you will find everything you need to keep in mind on your way to your new home!


Rent allowance

To be entitled to housing allowance you have to live in an independent living space. This living space has have its own front door, kitchen and bathroom. Moreover, your income is important.
Check on the tax authorities website


General rental conditions

For rooms, studio’s and apartments, we have general rental conditions.
Download general conditions (pdf)


House rules

We have described general house rules for all living areas.
View house rules.


Sign rental contract

Upon paying the deposit you will receive your rental contract and the general rental conditions. The deposit consists of one month rent + 10 euro key deposit + 95 euro administration costs. You will receive the key when you have paid the deposit.



Register four weeks before to five days after your move to the municipality of Groningen.
Subscribe (website municipality of Groningen)

Make sure you are well insured!! Think of liability insurances, for example.

Finally, it can be useful to write down an overview of companies and organizations from whom you receive mail in order to inform them about your change of address.