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Coming up in June

ISHF in Helsinki 2021 - Welcome Home

International Social Housing Festival (ISHF) coming to Helsinki in June!

Organised by Housing Europe, the ISHF will be hosted by The Housing Finance and Development Centre of Finland (ARA) and the City of Helsinki on 14–17 June. 
Visit the ISHF website (Socialhousingfestival.eu)

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


Report 2021: Homelessness in Finland 2020

There were 4 341 homeless people living alone in Finland at the end of the year 2020. The number of homeless families and couples was 201.
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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