Jump to content

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


Homelessness in Finland 2019

At the end of 2019, there were 4,600 homeless living alone in Finland, which is 280 less than in 2018. Homelessness decreased for the seventh consecutive year.
Read more

ARAmail 2013, kansi (iso)

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