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Contact Halmstads Municipality


Opening hours

Visiting address

035-13 70 00

Monday - Thursday

Rådhuset, Kyrkogatan 5


Kl. 8 am - 5 pm


Phone hours


Postal address

Monday - Thursday

Kl. 8 am - 4 pm

301 05 Halmstad, Sweden

Kl. 7 am - 5 pm






Kl. 7 am - 4 pm



Student accommodation in Halmstad

Students looking for accommodation have a number of options available. The number of properties on offer and interest in student accommodation is obviously greatest at the start and end of term.

Remember to register with the tax office as soon as you move here.

Skatteverket’s (Swedish Tax Agency) website for civic registrationexternal link

The municipal council’s range of student accommodation

Halmstad municipality has around 700 student apartments. The municipality’s property company HFABexternal link manages these properties. Rental via the internet.

The Student Unionexternal link (Studentkåren) at Halmstad Universityexternal link will contact you when you have been admitted to the university. They know all about renting student accommodation and can provide information about your options. The Student Union have introduced a housing guarantee that they activate a few months before the start of term every year.

Housing benefit

You can get housing benefit from Försäkringskassanexternal link (Social security) if you are between 18 and 29, or if you have children. How much benefit you receive depends on the size of your family, how much you earned and how much you pay for your home. You can only apply for benefit for one year at a time and if your income changes during that time you must inform Försäkringskassa immediately, otherwise you may be liable to repay the benefit.