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Tenant selection

The most of our rental apartments are state-supported ARA rental apartments. The tenant selection is based on the law, and considers applicants' need for housing, wealth, and income. We do not have a queue system.
  • The tenant selection will be based on, for example, the need for housing, wealth and income. Please remember that the number of applicants is many times higher than the number of vacant dwellings. Therefore, we cannot guarantee a housing offer to new applicants or those looking to move to another apartment.
  • If your wealth does not exceed the given limits, your application will be considered in the selection of ARA rental housing tenants. If your wealth exceeds the limits, apply for our non-subsidised rental aparments that have no restrictions as regards the tenant selection.
  • We will check your information in the population register. The address information on your application and the population register must be the same. Therefore, remember to update your application if your address change.
  • We will check your credit history. We do not offer housing to applicants with, for example, outstanding rental or other housing-related debts. 

We cannot offer rental apartments to all applicants. 

The situation regarding affordable rental apartments in the capital region is extremely challenging, and this is also reflected in our situation. Apartments are completed and become available in small numbers compared to their high demand, and therefore we cannot offer an apartment to all applicants. We encourage applicants to apply for housing from as many rental companies as possible. You can find contact information for other lessors, for example, on the City of Espoo's website.

We do not respond to inquiries about applications by phone or email, nor can we provide interim information about applications. We treat all applicants equally in the selection of residents, and contacting customer service does not affect the speed of obtaining an apartment.