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Renting a home in Esbjerg Municipality

Are you looking to rent in Esbjerg Municipality? Whether you are new to the municipality, considering moving here or just curious about what it costs to rent an apartment or house here, you have come to the right place.

In Esbjerg Municipality you have a wide spectrum of renting options. Either by Housing associations, private landlords or rental agencies. You can always contact the housing associations or rental agencies or landlords you know of directly. Furthermore, you will often find housing options by private landlords advertised on online housing portals.

Housing associations

Public housing is a common concept in Denmark and housing associations exist to ensure a variety of public housing options for the public.

The associations are non-profit and are financially supported by the municipalities. These associations are often characterized by memberships, for which you pay a small amount per year, and offer seniority on waiting lists, meaning that those who have been members the longest will be first in the queue. Lots of people therefore sign up for membership for potential future housing needs. However, in some cases you can find good accommodation within short notice.


Flexible waiting lists for newcomers and graduates with the Housing associations

Har du hørt om fleksible ventelister?

Newcomers who have employment in Esbjerg Municipality and who do not yet have an address here, can register at a special waiting list with the local housing associations. The list is called ´fleksibel udlejning´ in Danish and it enables you to jump the queue regarding 50% of the vacant apartments in apartment blocks. The flexible waiting list is also open for graduates until one year after graduation. 

Overview of where to find rental housing

Where are you going to live?

Esbjerg Municipality has many wonderful areas to choose from when you are looking for your new home. If you wish to know more about each of the cities, please explore the neighborhoods in Esbjerg Municipality.

Neighbourhoods in Esbjerg Municipality

Looking to rent - here are a few things that are good to know

Nice to know about renting

We have gathered some practical information for you. Read more about for instance rental agreements, deposit, housing support or how to complain as tenant. You can also find general advice for tenants.