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Income information

All the applicants will need to add their monthly gross income to the housing application. One of the tenant selection criteria is applicants’ monthly income.

Gross income represents the total income from all sources, including returns, discounts, and allowances, before deducting any expenses or taxes.

Monthly gross income includes your monthly earnings as well as any capital income. Capital income, such as rental income or income from shares, can be found in your tax statement.

If your earnings vary monthly, calculate your monthly income based on your annual income.

The following are regarded as income:

  • Salary
  • Bonus, overtime compensation etc.
  • Pension
  • Income from abroad
  • Rental, interest and dividend income
  • Spousal support
  • Adult study grant and education support
  • Tax value of benefits in kind
  • Unemployment allowance
  • Labor market support

The following subsidies are not regarded as income:

  • Housing allowance
  • Subsistence subsidy
  • Student financial aid (unlike study grant for mature students which is regarded as income)
  • Day care allowance, spouse supplement or child increase
  • A child increment or orphan's pension in accordance with the National Pension Insurance Act, employment pension paid as orphan's pension, orphan's pension in accordance with the legislation regarding the Employment Accident Insurance Act and Motor Insurance Act or other statutory orphan's pension or a corresponding benefit paid from abroad
  • Alimony or maintenance support
  • Family allowance
  • Disability allowance
  • Front-veteran's pension, front-veteran's supplement
  • Indemnities according to the Military Injuries Act
  • Accommodation allowance in accordance with the Act on the Public Employment Service or other corresponding accommodation allowance
  • Clearly temporary income, such as the conscript's daily allowance, conscript's allowance, or the holidaytime income of children younger than 18 years of age are not regarded as income.




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