Housing Basics

Finding accommodation is the first step you need to take towards making Maastricht your new home. Maastricht has many different types of accommodation on offer, but it can always be a daunting task to find a suitable room in a new city. By getting organised and thinking ahead, you should easily be able to find a room within your budget. Also, to establish yourself properly in Maastricht you will most likely have to deal with three separate parties; the municipality of Maastricht, an agency or housing corporation and your (future) landlord.

Our Housing section provides information that aims to answer some of the questions you might have about your current or future housing situation in Maastricht, as well as tips for dealing with any of the three parties. This should help you to get settled easily, so you can enjoy Maastricht without needless stress!

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