Housing instructions

Why should you fill in an apartment card when moving in? Can I paint the walls of my apartment? Where should I advise my friend to park their car?

On the Instructions page, we have compiled information, instructions and tips for applying for and living in Soihtu’s housing location. See also our FAQ page for frequently asked questions.


Apartment inspections

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When you move out, Soihtu Facility Services will the check the condition of the apartment. In some apartments in Kortepohja Student Village, also pre-inspections are conducted. Please read the instructions below and out move-out...



Taking are of cleanliness and condition of the apartment are included in a tenant’s responsibilities. We have compiled extensive instructions for cleaning both for maintaining cleanliness in your apartment and for move-out cleaning so that taking...

General Housing Rules of Kortepohja Student Village

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APARTMENTS Silent hours between 23 pm – 7 am. Apartments need to be cleaned and maintained properly. Non-functioning radiators, water leaks and other damage to water pipes and cords must be reported immediately to the maintenance. Each...

General Housing Rules of Soihtu Vehkakuja

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In addition to the Public Order Act and other legislation, what is said in these general housing rules must be observed in buildings and courtyards. COMMON AREAS The common areas of the buildings need to be kept clean and tidy. Moving in the...

Living with a flatmate

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Living in a shared apartment gives you a lot, because you save money and make new acquaintances - maybe even lifelong friends - at the same time. In a shared apartment, you have your own room with a lock but you share common spaces, like kitchen and...

Longer absence from the apartment


According to the law, the tenant is obliged to notify the landlord of a longer absence. Therefore, kindly notify Soihtu Housing service point if you know you will be away from the apartment for more than two months. Please note that reporting...

Move-out cleaning

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Every apartment must always be cleaned carefully when moving out. Here you can find extensive cleaning instructions when moving out is current.  Responsibilities of a moving tenant include:  Cleaning surfaces in all rooms (e.g....

Price list for damages and services

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Tenants will be charged according to this price list if they have lost or broken items related to the apartment, or broken or mistreated the apartment in their control. Measures which aren't mentioned in this price list are charged according to...

Tenant’s Cleaning Instructions

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Soihtu Facility Services takes care of the cleanliness of the common rooms and spaces. As a tenant, you should take care of the cleanliness and general upkeep of your apartment. Regular cleaning is a tenant’s basic responsibility – clean...

Waste disposal in housing locations of Soihtu


Waste disposal in housing locations of Soihtu is handled with concentrated waste collection points in which most of the container are deep collection containers. If the waste collection point you normally use is full, do not leave garbage bags...