Study Visit 5

Visit the "Wohnberatung Wien" - How to apply for a municipal/subsidized flat?



Wohnberatung Wien, 3rd district; Lorenz-Reiter Straße 1, 11th district
2.30 pm 
Duration: 2.5 hours
Travelling time
1 hour

Information about the one-stop-shop “Wohnberatung”, criteria of access for municipal/subsidized housing from the application to the confirmation

One-stop-shop for flat hunters: All services which you might need in order to find suitable subsidized living accommodation in Vienna are provided by ‘Wohnberatung Wien’. The diverse services offered here comprise of subsidized rental or cooperative dwellings, subsidized home-ownership, subsidized renovated homes, re-let dwellings, accommodation from the Vienna housing initiative and council flats.

Wiener Wohn-Ticket “The ticket to social housing”: The introduction of the “Vienna Housing Ticket” in 2015 led to significant improvements for its citizens. People looking for living accommodation can now benefit from a bonus system. The guidelines ensure that housing is allocated appropriately. The criteria for the allocation of accommodation by ‘Wohnberatung Wien’ have to be met by all those applying for accommodation for the first time. 

Learn more about what the prerequisites are for applying for subsidized living accommodation. How does the process from registration to rental agreement work? What advice can be given?