What is the rent allowance limit in 2021?

3 januari 2021

What is the rent allowance limit in 2021?

Rent allowance, also called housing benefit, is a contribution to the rental costs. Since 2020, the amount of rent subsidy is not only dependent on your income, but also on the rent, the composition of the household and your age. More information? Whether you are entitled to a rent allowance depends on a number of conditions. Your income and assets may not be too high and you must live independently. Do you want to know whether you meet the conditions for rent subsidy? View all conditions on the website of the Tax and Customs Administration.

Rent subsidy limit 2021

In order to be eligible for rent subsidy, the rent (basic rent plus service costs) must be below the rent allowance threshold when the tenancy agreement is concluded. The rent subsidy limit is equal to the liberalisation limit and is set every year by the government.The rent subsidy limit and the liberalisation limit have been set at € 752.33 as of 1 January 2021.Are you between 18 and 23 years of age? Then you can only benefit from rent subsidy if the monthly rent of your house does not exceed € 442.46 per month.

Test calculation benefits

Do you want to know whether you are entitled to a rent allowance? Then fill in the rent allowance test on the website of the tax authorities. If you are entitled to a rent subsidy, you can apply for it to the tax authorities via Mijn Toeslagen.

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