The Dutch Scheme allows tenants to restructure their debt, including outstanding rent, outside of formal insolvency proceedings under a court-approved restructuring plan. A tenant may also propose amendments to, inter

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As of Jan. 1, 2021, all permit applications for new buildings in the Netherlands are being tested against new criteria which aim to ensure that these new buildings are (almost)
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The topic of ‘shared-housing’ is increasingly becoming of interest for clients who invest in residential real estate portfolios. In short, shared-housing can be described as the use of a residential unit by several people who are using a single room for private use and who share the bathroom and the kitchen (and possibly a living-room) with their co-tenants.

From a legal standpoint, shared-housing defers from letting rooms because of the fact that the landlord does not let out single rooms to each person, but lets out the whole unit to several people under one lease agreement or to one person who is granted the right to sublet single rooms in the unit.
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Introduction

Modern technologies and personal data are increasingly important for real estate businesses. Robotics, Wi-Fi tracking, augmented and virtual reality, sensor technology, and the Internet of Things (e.g., a physical
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