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.

Tenancy agreement

Authorizing, authorization letter

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We don’t give our customers’ information to other people than the customers themselves to protect the customer’s privacy protection.  Privacy notice, only in Finnish (opens in a new tab) You can...

Difficulties with rent payment

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Here you can find information about how Soihtu is processing with unpaid rents. It usually is a process during which we try to reach the tenant repeatedly providing opportunities and advice to solve the situation. Our rent secretaries and tenant...

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...

Processing of personal data, privacy protection

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Soihtu’s housing and rental services require processing of personal data. Personal data is used for instance to manage the customer relationship. We especially take notice to the protection of a customer’s privacy and personal data, and we...

Rent

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As a tenant of Soihtu your rent includes electricity, water, Soihtu’s broadband connection, use of laundry rooms, common sauna turns and use of the studying spaces and the gym in Rentukka building. In addition, a basic home insurance is offered by...

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, at...

Signing the tenancy agreement

The tenancy agreement is signed after the deposit has been paid. We will send you a link via email so that you can sign the tenancy agreement electronically using your online banking credentials. If you don’t have a...

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...

Tenancy agreement of an estate of a deceased person

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After a tenant has passed away, the lease is the estate’s responsibility. The estate can continue the lease if it concerns an apartment that isn’t meant for students only or give notice to end the lease.  The notice must be given in...

Termination of the tenancy agreement

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The notice period for an agreement valid until further notice is one calendar month which means that the agreement ends on the last day of the following month. So, if you give notice to end your tenancy for instance during March – any day – your...

Trusteeship

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In case you have been appointed a trustee, please deliver us a certificate from the Register of Guardianship...