As housing shortages and rising rent costs continue to plague big European cities like Amsterdam, the demand for affordable housing is at an all-time high. In this compelling documentary, we follow the stories of Amsterdam locals as they search for a place to call home, capturing the highs and lows of the pursuit of happiness.
Meet Wendy Bijwaard, a 52-year-old Amsterdam native, who finds herself searching for a new place to call home after separating from her husband. Despite being gainfully employed and capable of affording an apartment in the Dutch metropolis, Wendy has been unable to secure a permanent residence. In the meantime, Wendy faces an uncertain future with her children and must rely on the kindness of friends to ensure her family’s well-being. Follow along on this journey of resilience and determination as Wendy navigates the challenging housing market and works to provide stability for her family.