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Why Can’t an Expat be an Amsterdammer?

Yes I'm a kut expat no I don't have the 30% ruling

“Why can’t I be an Amsterdammer?” – was the social media highlight showing my face with an ironic smile planted on it while I was thinking about the Socialist Party’s campaign targetting specifically expats and blaming them (us) for the rise in rental prices and housing shortages in Amsterdam. Anouk’s …

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Are expats to blame for high rental prices in Amsterdam?

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Expats blamed for high rental prices and cost of living in Amsterdam While walking through the Ruysdaelkade, which is home to Amsterdam’s second largest red light district, I overheard a discussion between a Dutchman and a scantily clad bed bound entrepreneur. He asked her how much she charged for her …

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