Easy-going and affordable housing

We are a reliable landlord in Jyväskylä, and our housing locations are known for the services included in the rent as well as the sense of community.

Soihtu is a business unit owned by the Student Union of the University of Jyväskylä (JYY), meaning it is owned by the students. The members of JYY have priority for our apartments, but we also offer housing to other students studying in Jyväskylä. Explore all our housing locations and the services included in the rent below, and apply for an apartment without a security deposit today!

Housing locations of Soihtu

Kortepohja Student Village

+ Community

+ Services

+ Budget-friendly

Soihtu Korttelikylä

+ Central location

+ Modern apartments

+ Cozy common rooms

Soihtu Vehkakuja

+ Spacious apartments

+ Close to the nature

+ Good transport connections

You get a lot as a tenant of Soihtu

Our housing locations are known for their excellent services and communality. Many services are included in your rent when you choose to live at Soihtu. Notice, that the services might vary depending on the housing location.

Services included to your rent

Other benefits and services with extra fee

Coming for an exchange to Jyväskylä?

A furnished, shared apartment is an easy option for an exchange student. Living in Kortepohja Student Village is great for a person who is moving to a new city since communal living is an easy way to get to know new people.

Living in Kortepohja Student Village is made easy – water, electricity, district heating and 1GB Funet broadband connection are always included in the rent. In addition, it is free to use the laundry rooms, common sauna turns and multiple common rooms in Rentukka building are available every day.

Read more about the apartments and how to fill in an application via link below!

Instructions for a smooth daily life

Our Housing Instructions help you whenever you need help in everyday matters, be it sauna turn reservation, apartment manual or problems with rent payment.

Tenant magazine Kylä

Our tenant magazine Kylä tells stories of the daily life in housing locations of Soihtu and the everyday work we are doing. The magazine is delivered to every Soihtu apartment twice every year.

Applying for apartment

Anyone can apply for the apartments of Soihtu. Our housing meets especially well the students’ needs, and our primary applicants are members of the Student Union of the University of Jyväskylä (JYY). We have collected instructions on applying together for you to find a solution to your questions with ease.

Our Service Promise

Kortepohjan ylioppilaskylän tornitaloja ja Rentukka-talo kesällä 2022

Cozy living environments

We offer high-quality, reasonably priced student apartments in a comfortable and tidy living environment. With services that support well-being, we ensure that our tenants can focus on their studies.

Customer orientation

We measure tenant satisfaction regularly and constantly strive to improve our operations. We are genuinely interested in the needs of our tenants – before, during and after they move in.

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We always meet applicants and tenants in a friendly manner, treating them equally. We offer apartments according to needs assessment to those who need them the most.

Sustainable services

We develop sustainable living environments and services in line with our values. Environments, that support the well-being of our tenants now and in the future.

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