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A description of terms in Target Housing Situation.

Apartment buildings

Buildings where there are apartments that are separately owned, but there is also a common area that is shared.


Person that owns the house, but does no live in it.

No specific housing situation

The policy does not target a specific housing situation.


Persons that own the house they live in.

Private tenants

Persons that rent their housing: they do not own the house they live in. The house is rented on the private market (i.e. landlord is a commercial entity or natural person, not social housing).

Social housing

Housing that is owned by public organisations that aim to provide lower-cost housing.