Stichting Bo-Ex ’91 is a housing corporation under Dutch Law, the Housing Act, established in 1907. Their main task is to provide low income households with sound quality and affordable housing. Bo-Ex cannot be selective in admitting households to its dwellings, except for income (there is a maximum). Bo-Ex is the owner of 7699 dwellings in Utrecht and 54 dwellings in Nieuwegein.
Bo-Ex has a very ambitious refurbishment programme. In the period 2014–2022 more than 2.100 dwellings will be refurbished. In the period 2017-2022 Bo-Ex will refurbish nine residential buildings of the InterVAM type and four residential buildings of the Bredero type in the lighthouse district Kanaleneiland Zuid, improving their energy efficiency from Energy label E/F to A. The total renovation costs for 692 homes are € 34.6 Mio (these costs are not included in the project). Many tenants in these apartments lives on a minimum income only. Bo-Ex is renowned for having a good record of contact with its tenants. Together with its tenants, Bo-Ex has established a set of Protocols that provide a common base for interaction in the renovation process