Applying for a subsidy for sustainability and maintenance of rental housing

Are you renting out a residential property and wanting to make it more energy efficient? If so, you can apply for a subsidy. The subsidy falls under the Subsidieregeling Verduurzaming en Onderhoud Huurwoningen – SVOH (subsidy scheme for sustainability and maintenance of rental housing).

Last updated on 3 April 2023

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Possibilities under the SVOH

You can use the subsidy under the SVOH (in Dutch) to: 

  • ask an adviser for tips on how you can make your property more energy-efficient;
  • make your property more energy-efficient. For example, to insulate the walls of your property;
  • maintain your property. For example, to replace your window frames.

Eligibility for the SVOH

To qualify for a subsidy under the SVOH, you need to meet a number of conditions, such as: 

  • you own the property; 
  • you are renting out the property at the time when you apply for the subsidy. 

You can find all the eligibility conditions for the SVOH subsidy (in Dutch) on the website of the Rijksdienst voor Ondernemend Nederland – RVO (Netherlands Enterprise Agency). 

Applying for a subsidy under the SVOH

Contact the RVO to apply for a subsidy under the SVOH (in Dutch).

Laws and regulations (in Dutch)

Subsidieregeling Verduurzaming en Onderhoud Huurwoningen (SVOH)

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