Other ways to find housing

There are different ways to find accommodation in Eindhoven:

  • Check the notice boards at the TU/e for advertisements
  • Check the notice boards in big supermarkets
  • Check the newspapers for advertisements for rooms/apartments/houses, e.g. Eindhovens Dagblad
  • Use your network to find a room by telling friends, colleagues, fellow students etc. that you are looking for accommodation
  • Visit one of the housing websites
  • Register at a commercial housing agency or a housing corporation. These agencies differ in a number of ways:
Housing agencies
Housing corporationCommercial Housing Agency
Subscription feeNo, or smallYes

Mediation fee

NoYes

Contract fee

NoYes

Rent

LowHigh
Furniture

Mostly unfurnished accommodation

Both furnished and unfurnished accommodation

Waiting list

Long (up to several years)

Short or none

N.B. These are general features that do not apply to all the agencies.