For people with a relatively low income, most rental fees are too high, compared to income. Government awards ‘huurtoeslag’ (Housing benefits) in such cases, making residences affordable. Many students count among the group of people with low incomes. By meeting certain criteria, you may be eligible for ‘huurtoeslag’ (Housing benefits). Should none be granted by government, then the landlord and/or manager cannot be held accountable for this outcome. Furthermore, no compensation can be claimed by the tenant from the landlord and/or manager of The Y in The Hague.
Do you want to know if you are eligible for receiving ‘huurtoeslag’ (Housing benefit)? Then please go to the Belastingdienst (Tax Office) website to complete a trial calculation. To do so, please follow this link: https://www.belastingdienst.nl/wps/wcm/connect/nl/toeslagen/content/hulpmiddel-proefberekening-toeslagen