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.

Services for tenants

Laundry rooms

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The use of laundry rooms is included to your rent, when you are living in an apartment of Soihtu. Some of them can be used without booking them - you can use any machine available - and some of them you can book on our booking system. See below...

Learning Spaces

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In Kortepohja Student Village and Soihtu Korttelikylä you can find separate learning spaces to focus on working without interruptions and away from your housework. There are two studying spaces in Rentukka and they both are for quiet...

Loan & rent items

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You don’t need to own everything yourself! In Rentukka we have loads of items to loan & rent that the Tenants’ Committees have bought among the years. We have cleaning equipment, tools and all kinds of fun stuff for free time...

Online reservation system

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In the housing locations of Soihtu you can find different spaces that you can reserve for studying and meeting purposes as well as for free time activities. Most of the common rooms are included in the tenants’ rent and a part can be reserved with...

Other facilities to reserve

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In Rentukka you can find all kinds of common rooms, which you can reserve with an extra fee for studying and meeting purposes as well as for free time activities. If you need a bigger space for meetings, a sauna evening or a graduation party, these...

Painting set

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Some of Soihtu’s apartments have already seen a fair share of life and tenants. Tenants living in buildings K, L, M, N, O and P of Kortepohja Student Village can paint their apartments with the painting set that Soihtu offers (not in furnished...

Parcel machines

In Kortepohja Student Village, there is couple of parcel machines that tenants can use for receiving and sending parcels. Smartpost parcel locker is located in Kortepohja Student Village's building B and every tenant in the Student Village can...

Parking places

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Parking is allowed only on the marked car parks. The parking places of Soihtu will be rented in the eParking system. A parking fee will be paid in the eParking system as well. If you want to rent a parking place, you must first apply for the right...

Payment service TransferMate

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For paying deposits and other housing costs, our customers and tenants can use the payment service TransferMate. The service is meant for tenants coming outside EU and EEA countries since the service is free for them. However, your bank may charge...

Public sauna shifts in Kortepohja Student Village

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Public sauna shifts are available in all parts of the Student Village. There is a public sauna in buildings A, F, N and P. As a tenant you can use the public sauna shifts for free. You can find the locations of the saunas and other information from...

Public sauna shifts in Soihtu Korttelikylä

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The tenants of Soihtu Korttelikylä have an opportunity to bath both in public shifts and book their own sauna shifts. The sauna for private sauna shifts is located in the ground floor of building D. In building B, there is a sauna for public...

Public sauna shifts in Soihtu Vehkakuja

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These sauna shifts can be used freely by anyone living in Vehkakuja 2. If you want to book a private sauna shift, you can do it in Soihtu tenants' online booking system (opens in a new tab). From July onwards, sauna 1 in C building will have...