See how Mobilize Housing Solution can help you control your housing allowance budget

Mercer Mobilize Housing Solution

Expatriate housing with a perfect view

Provide equitable, cost-effective housing allowances with up-to-date, transparent, and accurate expatriate housing data for over 430 locations worldwide on a platform that lets you tailor housing decisions to your company's needs.

How it works

Learn how Mercer's Mobilize Housing Solution works and provides effective housing solutions.

Winner of the 2013 Most Innovative Use of Technology in Global Mobility (Information) Award at FEM’s European EMMA Awards.


  • Robust, Tailored Expat Housing Data
  • Transparency & Control
  • Interactive Maps
  • Neighborhood Selection
  • Reverse Lookup
  • Real Sample Listings
  • Customized Reporting
  • Location Information
  • Pricing

Mercer’s global reach and relationships with reputable destination service providers ensure we have the best view of local expatriate housing markets worldwide.

  • Get accurate, current data – we cover more than 430 locations worldwide, each updated twice a year (more often for locations experiencing volatility).
  • Set transparent, flexible housing allowances.
  • Sort by neighborhoods, cost levels, houses or apartments, furnished or unfurnished, size, and other options.
  • Customize the tool to your company policies.
  • Make the most of the tool with Mercer’s client service relationship.

Our easy-to-use platform lets you minimize exception requests by putting you in control of every step of setting housing allowances.

  • Explore the location through interactive maps and detailed neighborhood information.
  • Select the neighborhoods, cost level, and accommodation details that match your needs.
  • Use reverse lookup to see what housing fits your budget range.
  • View sample rentals to ensure realistic expectations.
  • Decide what to share with various stakeholders.

Mercer Mobilize Housing Solution screenshot expatriate housing data

Interactive mapping lets you quickly visualize, understand, and defend housing budgets.

  • Explore neighborhoods.
  • See detailed street-level views.
  • Pinpoint sample housing listings and sites like schools and airports.
  • Add your own "pushpins" for any addresses to see proximity to housing.

Mercer Mobilize Housing Solution screenshot expatriate housing data interactive maps

Choose only the host location areas you want to consider, based on distance from the office or other sites, price levels, availability, or any other needs particular to your expats.

  • See neighborhood information.
  • Include only the desired neighborhoods in your budget calculations.

Mercer Mobilize Housing Solution screenshot expatriate housing data interactive maps neighborhood selection

See what sort of housing a certain rental amount will get. This feature will help you set expectations and frame the discussion around exception requests.

  • Search for housing options based on a budget amount or range.
  • Limit by area, number of bedrooms, furnished/unfurnished, and house/apartment.

Mercer Mobilize Housing Solution screenshot expatriate housing data rental costs

Get a realistic sense of what can be expected for various budget ranges by viewing actual rentals listed at the time of our surveys.

  • View details on rental and utility cost, apartment features, location, deposits & fees, and other amenities.
  • Browse through photos.
  • Filter housing options for a more precise budget estimate.

Mercer Mobilize Housing Solution screenshot expatriate housing data real sample listings

Choose the output from the tool, making it easy to share information in a format customized for each stakeholder, from senior management to the assignee.

  • Select level of detail and type of information to include.
  • Export to PDF or Microsoft Excel.
  • View a complete print report.

Mercer Mobilize Housing Solution screenshot expatriate housing data monthly rental costs report

Enhanced location features of the Mercer Mobilize Housing Solution include:

  • Availability ratings.
  • Currency conversion.
  • News and market alerts.
  • Market narratives (in major locations).
  • Interim market updates.
  • Rental trends.
  • Taxes.
  • Detailed neighborhood information.


Mercer Mobilize Housing Solution screenshot global housing information

Mercer Mobilize Housing Solution Advanced is a cost-effective tool that will help you cut housing budgets and exceptions while providing fair allowances to your assignees.

Mercer Mobilize Housing Solution Advanced USD EUR GBP
Per location $380 €290 £250

For a fully customized solution, contact us about Mercer Mobilize Housing Solution Pro.

Currently receive Mercer housing data? You already have access to this tool. Log in to your account and follow the links on your account overview page. Contact your consultant to get access to MMHS Advanced.

* Additional service fee may apply.

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