Housing

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Professor Van Overstraetenplein 1
3000 Leuven

Whether you're here to study or to live, Leuven offers the right accommodation on the housing market. Here you will find housing prices and where to look.

The Leuven housing market has a strong focus on the accommodation of individuals. Although plenty of larger homes are available as well. Below, you can find more information on how to organize your search accordingly.

Prices

Depending on your situation and the comfort level, prices of accommodation can vary. Below you can find the most common prices. Please note that these prices do not cover all the costs. Depending on the type of contract there might be supplementary expenses for heating, electricity, water, etc.

Prices per month, low to high:

  • Room: € 350 - € 550
  • Studio (1 person): € 365 - € 700
  • Appartment: € 600 - € 800
  • House: € 900 - € 1300

Where to look

Several real estate agencies are based in Leuven and have a wide offer for homes to rent or buy. 

Other websites have large databases of vacancies in homes and you can book a viewing appointment straight from these websites.

Are you an international?

An initiative of the City of Leuven and Leuven MindGate, the International House Leuven is an information, knowledge and service center for internationals and their families, and for organisations in the Leuven region employing international talent.

The International House Leuven provides support relative to relocation, social integration, living and working in the Leuven region. International House Leuven is the vibrant hub for local networking and community building. It strengthens and showcases Leuven’s diverse and international character.

Students

If you arrive in Leuven and haven't found housing yet, you should go to the KU Leuven Housing Service with your admission letter. This service assists all students enrolled in an institution of higher education in Leuven. Most students will find their new home in Leuven within a week. Leuven has seen a rise in student accommodation over the last years, so there will certainly be housing available for students throughout the year.