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Animal Crossing: New Horizons (ACNH) - How to Get More Housing Kits

To get more housing kits in Animal Crossing: New Horizons, talk to Tom Nook in Resident Services and choose, “Sell some land.” Learn more about villager houses with our guide below!

How to Get Housing Plots

ACNH - Isabelle tells a resident to sell more land to raise the island rating

After getting your 6th villager (from the Campsite), you will unlock the ability to sell land from the construction consultation counter at Resident Services.

Note that this feature is only available after upgrading Resident Services.

1 Talk to Tom Nook and choose to "Sell some land". It will cost 10,000 Bells.
2 Receive the housing kit and place it outside.
3 The plot is ready for a villager to move in! When someone moves in, you will get 1,000 Nook Miles.

1. Talk to Tom Nook to "Sell some land"

ACNH - Tom Nook informs a resident that miles can be earned in exchange for selling land
Talk to Tom Nook at the construction consultation counter inside Resident Services, and choose the "Sell some land" option. It will cost you 10,000 Bells so be sure to have that on hand.

2. Place the housing kit

ACNH - A resident celebrates after placing a land plot
After receiving the housing kit, place it outside.

3. The housing plot is ready!

ACNH - A resident receives a letter from another resident who has recently moved in
The house plot is ready for someone to move in! Once someone moves in, you will receive 1,000 Nook Miles. You will be notified via mail.

Sell up to 4 Plots of Land

ACNH - A sign saying Freya is about to move in the vacant lot

After getting your 6th villager, it will be up to you to go to Tom Nook to sell some land so that villagers can move in.

Since you can have a maximum of 10 villagers on your island, you will able to sell more land until you set up the last house plot.

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Get Villagers to Move Out

ANCH - Fauna asks a resident if they could talk

Once you have 10 villagers, you cannot sell plots of land anymore, so the second way to get more house plots is to get villagers to move out.

When a villager moves out, their house will be gone, and it will become an available plot of land for someone else to move in.

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Can You Move Housing Plots?

You Cannot Move Vacant Plots

ACNH - Tom Nook asks Flip if he agrees with moving

A vacant lot must be filled first before it can be moved. Once this is fulfilled, go to Tom Nook to talk about infrastructure to move houses.

Housing Plots Cannot be Destroyed

Once you set up housing plots, they cannot be destroyed. You can only move the houses when villagers have moved into them.

When Do Villagers Move Into the Plot?

A Villager May Randomly Move In

ACNH - A sign informing the resident that Eugene is about to move in
Once placing a housing kit, a villager may randomly move in a few days. Check if the plots has already been reserved can by visiting the house plot.

A filled plot will be marked with a Sold sticker. Press A on the plot to view the new house owner.

If you do not want to wait, you can skip the time a few days until someone moves in.

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You Can Invite via Mystery Tours if There is a Vacant Plot

ACNH - A resident inviting a character encountered in a Mystery Island Tour
If you have available house plots, animals may appear in Mystery Island Tours, where you can invite them to live on your island.

Take note that villagers will not appear if you do not have vacant house plots.

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Make sure to invite someone before a new day can start, as someone may randomly move into the plot! We recommend stacking up on Nook Miles Tickets before going on Tours.

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How Do Housing Plots Work?

Plots of Land for Villagers to Move In

ACNH - A resident celebrates after having placed a plot
House plots are plots of land where villagers can move in to live on your island. You can get them by placing house kits from Tom Nook.

Villagers may randomly move in on their own, via Mystery Island Tours, or by having been invited from the Campsite.

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