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Housing Allowance (Wohngeld), Germany
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Housing Allowance (Wohngeld), Germany

Among the many ways in which the German government supports it's residents, Wohngeld or Housing Allowance is one. It is a financial assistance to help you cope with housing costs. There are 2 kinds of allowance: rent subsidy (Mietzuschuss) for tenants of a living space and as a burden subsidy (Lastenzuschuss) for owners of a home. Eligibility Non EU foreigners are allowed to apply for Housing allowance too, if you fulfill the below criteria: You hold a valid residence permitYou rent an apartment or a room, or you have bought a house or apartment and are registered at the same addressYour household’s combined earnings do not exceed the income limitsYou do not receive any other benefits such as unemployment benefit II, Injury benefit, Cost-of-living assistance ...