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.

Students

A certificate of your study place for your apartment application

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Anyone can apply for an apartment of Soihtu Housing. Primary applicants for our apartments are members of the Student Union of the University of Jyväskylä (JYY), and other students after them. We verify the membership from the student register of...

Checklist for furnished rooms

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Exchange students have it cozy in Kortepohja Student Village. Some of our shared apartments are especially furnished for exchange student's needs and are equipped with basic furniture and housewares. Most of our furnished shared apartments are...

Functional home

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The smallest apartments in the renovated buildings A and C are Functional homes for students. These apartments are furnished and so they are suitable for exchange students or for people who live in another city and study in Jyväskylä a few days a...

Furnished room

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A shared apartment is a great option for an exchange student or for any new student who is moving to a new city since communal living is an easy way to get to know new people. Living in Soihtu’s housing locations is easy because water,...

Going to student exchange

When going on student exchange, you can either give notice to terminate your tenancy agreement, move your tenancy right or sublet your apartment. Further information giving notice Further information on moving your tenancy...

Home Insurance

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Members of JYY living in Soihtu’s apartments are automatically covered by a home insurance provided by the Student Union.   In insurance issues the residents of Kortepohja Student Village and...

Membership of JYY

Soihtu Housing, or the former JYY Accommodation Services, is a producer of rental apartments owned by the Student Union of the University of Jyväskylä JYY. We rent apartments, primarily for students, but increasingly also for...

Moving your tenancy right

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If you move away temporarily, you can move your right of residence in Kortepohja Student Village for the duration of your temporary move. Grounds for a temporary move are a student exchange, practical training military or non-military service or a...

Rentukka Learning Spaces

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The Learning spaces in Rentukka are places to focus on working without interruptions and away from your housework. The Learning spaces are in use for Soihtu’s tenants 24/7. There are two studying spaces in Rentukka and they both are for...

Right of Residence

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Soihtu’s apartments are primarily meant for students. After your studies have ended you can live in your apartment for a year during which you have to find a new apartment. Apartments in buildings K, L, M, N, O, P in the Student Village and at...

Subleasing

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If you want, you can sublease a part of your apartment for someone else to use. For example, if you live in a two-room apartment, you can rent the other room for someone else. The sublease agreement is done between the main tenant and the subtenant,...

Temporarily assigning an apartment to someone else

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You can temporarily assign your apartment to another person for a fixed period of up to 24 months, if you are staying in another city due to studies, work, illness or other similar reason. Sign a written agreement with the person you are assigning...