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Housing benefits

If your residence is rented you may be eligible to receive housing benefits from Udbetaling Danmark to help pay the rent.


    A number of conditions decide whether you are eligible for housing benefits. It depends for example on how much you pay in rent, how many children and adults are part of the same household, and the total income of the household. 

    At you may calculate and apply for housing benefits or stop them. The self-service solution is in Danish, however, there's a guide to it in English:

    Apply for housing benefits for a rented property at


    Last updated: 23. January 2024