The Final Fantasy XIV Housing Lottery is the system by which housing in Final Fantasy XIV is allocated. The system replaced a much less fair system in early 2022 by entering everyone who attempts to purchase a house into a lottery. The lottery runs on schedule giving players around a week to submit their tickets and potentially win the housing lottery. Below, we’ve listed the details, dates, and deadlines for the current Housing Lottery period.
Current Final Fantasy XIV Housing Lottery Schedule
Below is the current Housing Lottery Schedule for FFXIV:
- The current Housing Lottery Period ends on Nov. 9 at 7:59am PT
- The results period in which results will be formulated will begin on Nov. 9 at 8am PT
- Players will need to claim their winning bids by Nov. 13 at 7:59 am PT
- The next Housing Lottery Period will begin sometime after Nov. 13 at 8am PT
- It will conclude on Nov. 23
Housing Lottery periods last for just over a week, or 10 days. The schedule isn’t set in stone, and changes to facilitate things like patch updates, downtime, etc. Based on the current schedule, the next Housing Lottery Period should begin on Nov. 13 and end on Nov. 23.
How the Housing Lottery works in Final Fantasy XIV
In Final Fantasy XIV, the housing lottery gives players a fair chance to buy empty housing plots in-game. During the Housing Lottery Period, you’ll be able to place a bid on a house, provided you have enough money. Once you’ve paid the money, you’ll be entered into a lottery with anyone else making a purchase. If you’re the only one who placed a bid, you’ll win after the lottery concludes. For more information on the Housing Lottery system, check out our article When does the Housing Lottery Sale System come to Final Fantasy XIV?
How much do I have to pay to enter the Housing Lottery?
Housing in Final Fantasy XIV has different pricing based on location and size. Below are all the possible prices for housing in FFXIV:
How do new houses become available in FFXIV?
In FFXIV, new houses become available if someone vacates a lot, sells their old lot, or the house is Auto Demolished. Auto Demolition usually occurs after 45 days of inactivity on the housing plot. However, Auto Demolition has been inactive since 2021.
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