I guess some more explanations (and photos) are useful when explaining "Hofjes".
Below some links, but first: I have finally sent in all my registration forms, and I am now on the waiting list for my own house. YAY!
No idea how long the list is, or how long I’d have to wait – o well, at least it’s all in ‘motion’ now :)
As for the links:
Explanation about Hofjes (scroll to bottom of page)