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Looking for housing for the spring or summer?

Anyone who has a temporary job or studies in Helsinki metropolitan area can apply for both furnished and unfurnished apartments.

  • Furnished apartments are available from January to May
  • Unfurnished apartments are available from January to August
  • Apartments are located in Helsinki, Espoo and Vantaa, outside of the central areas
  • The rents for shared apartments vary from 290 to 440 euros/month and for family apartments between 600 and 1000 euros/month

Shared apartments and family apartments outside of the city centre

Summer apartments are mainly rooms in a shared apartment. There are some family apartments, too.

Read more about shared apartments and family apartments.

There are no summer apartments available in Helsinki city centre or in the areas close to the centre.

Summer homes are unfurnished, which means that you need to bring your own bed and lamp. The apartments are equipped with normal fixtures such as refrigerator, stove and usually a wardrobe as well.

There is a free internet connection in the apartment. Water is included in the rent and in shared apartments electricity is also included in the rent. Nearly all Hoas properties have a sauna and laundry for the tenants to reserve free of charge.

An affordable home for the summer

The rent in shared apartment varies approximately between 290-440 euros/month. Family apartments’ rents vary between 600 and 1000 euros/month depending on the size of the apartment.

On the application form fill in the amount of rent you are able to pay at maximum. All housing offers are made according to the maximum rent the applicant has marked on the application.

The deposit payment in shared apartment is 260 euros and in family apartment it is 500 euros.

Furnished apartments for the spring

The furnished apartments for springtime (from January to May) are rented out from a quota reserved for exchange students. Apartments are rented maximum until the end of May (31.5.). All apartments have basic furniture (bed with mattress, wardrobe, table, chairs and lamps).

The deposit for furnished apartments is 500 euros.

For more information, contact our exchange student services

Unfurnished apartments for the summer

Summer apartments are unfurnished rooms or apartments and are rented from January to August. Most of the summer apartments are rooms in a shared apartment. Studios are not available. The availability for family apartments for summer is low and it is unlikely that these options can be offered. Apartments are rented maximum until the end of August (31.8.). The apartments are located mainly on the outer edges of the capital area.

For more information, contact our housing services

Apply by filling in a summer application

You can fill in the application once you have received a confirmation of your summer job or summer school.

It is possible to get only one housing offer with the summer apartment application. If you reject the housing offer, you can apply again by submitting a new application.

Can I stay in the apartment after summer?

If you get a study place from the capital area and meet the criteria for tenant selection, you may be able to stay in the apartment after summer. In this case submit a new apartment application and write on the application that you want to stay in the summer apartment.

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