Property developers in the Netherlands are responsible for 83% of de housing production in the profit and non-profit sector. At this moment the housing shortage is neutralized but there is still a quality mismatch between demand and supply on the Dutch housing market. In recent years, a new organizer of housing projects is becoming more popular within the development sector, the end users of the houses themselves. The Dutch government has taken initiative to expand housing production commissioned by individuals over the last five years by 30% of the housing production. A special form of private commissioned housing is collectively commissioned housing. This creates benefits on several levels. It has a positive effect on the social cohesion of the neighborhood and it contributes to the livability. Building houses for themselves individuals and groups are closely involved with the building process and by offering them the possibility to walk through the process and to let them make their own choices they can develop a house that perfectly fits their needs. Individual or collectively commissioned housing can be defined more closely by ëCommissioning through which consumers or a group of consumers, organized as an entity without a profit motive, have the whole legal control and bear the responsibility for the use of ground, the design and construction of the houseí. This research discusses individual and collectively commissioning of housing in the Netherlands. In the survey specific factors and the degree of say the individual commissioners wants were questioned.