Introducing ARA

ARA implements Finland's housing policy

The Housing Finance and Development Centre of Finland (ARA) is a governmental agency of the Republic of Finland operating under the supervision of the Ministry of the Environment. ARA is an agency to implement social housing policy. ARA is an expert partner, developer and moderniser of housing and promotes ecologically sustainable, high-quality and reasonably priced housing. Read more

ARA develops housing

Programmes and projects

Development programme for residental areas 2013-2015



ARA's annual report about homelessness in Finland 2014.

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ARAmail 2013, kansi (iso)

Read about ARA's development projects and housing design competition ARA-home 2049 from ARAmail special issue