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Hoas offers rental housing for full-time students in the Helsinki capital area.

Homes for students

You can apply for a Hoas apartment, if you are a full time student, a degree student, entitled to student financial aid and your school is in the Finnish capital area or surrounding municipalities. Hoas tenant selection criteria are not satisfied by all schools and types of study.

How to apply for a Hoas apartment?

Applying for student housing is easy. Follow these instructions and your application is valid in no time.

Applying for Hoas apartment

Types of apartments

Hoas has the largest selection of different types of student apartments in Finland. Our student apartments include many options at different levels and price brackets to match the students’ varying situations.

We have properties in several areas near various schools. Rents are generally higher in newer or recently renovated properties as well as in apartments that are close to central Helsinki. 

Applying for Hoas apartment

You can submit an application as soon as you have been admitted to a school

Housing offer

When making housing offers, we take into account the urgency of the need for an apartment, the applicant’s assets and financial situation, as well as the time they have waited.

Homes for exchange students

In cooperation with schools in Helsinki area, Hoas provides about 920 exchange students with a furnished room or apartment each academic year.

Exchange students attending one of the cooperating schools in the metropolitan area (Helsinki, Espoo and Vantaa) may apply for a furnished apartment.

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