Source: Gelijke kansen op een huurwoning in Nederland? Monitor discriminatie bij woningverhuur. 2021. Rijksoverheid.
Equal opportunities in the housing market
Having a roof over your head is a fundamental human right. It is a basic necessity of life that makes it possible to lead a dignified life. This fundamental right is under pressure when people do not have equal opportunities when looking for a (rental) home. Recent research shows that one in three home seekers suspect that he, she or them is being discriminated against when getting a rental home. When someone is unable to find a home, this can have serious consequences. A house is the basis for building an existence. In addition, experiencing discrimination can have harmful consequences for people's health and well-being.
In this collection you will find articles on equal opportunities in the housing market.
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