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Accommodation; Forssa

Accommodation for students in Forssa

24.05.2022 10:04

In Forssa degree students live in rental apartments owned by private or public sector, there is no specific student dormitory. Depending on the time of arrival to Finland there are different types of apartments available. 

Below you can find important information and good advice that we have gathered for you related to accommodation in Forssa. With these notes you are able to find your own cozy place – and make yourself at home!

Finding your accommodation

Below you can find more information about finding a home in Forssa – we have listed you some options you might wish to take into consideration.

Private Sector

Please contact directly to housing agency for options. Notice that normally in private sector, you should take care of all agreements (i.e. electricity, insurance, internet) by yourself. Also the apartments are normally unfurnished, so it is good to be prepared to buy the furniture on arrival to your new apartment.

Some housing agency websites:

Forssan Isännöinti ja Kiinteistönvälitys Oy

Address: Hämeentie 11, FI-30100 Forssa
Tel. +358 10 231 7530

OP Koti

Address: Sibeliuksenkatu 3, FI-30100 Forssa
Tel. +358 10 256 1315

SKV Kiinteistönvälitys Forssa

Address: Hämeentie 7, 2nd floor, FI-30100 Forssa
Tel. +358 10 2284030

Public Sector

In addition apartments from private sector,  you can find basic apartment also from the public sector. You can rent an apartment owned by the town of Forssa. The rent includes also water payment, internet and liability insurance. There is also possibility to rent one room from bigger apartment. A few apartments include basic furniture.  See the map of housing locations in Forssa: Forssa-Asunnot Oy

Your contact person is CEO Ms. Henna Linnala. She will answer any additional questions you may have about apartments.

Forssa-Asunnot Oy

Address: Kartanonkatu 4, FI-30100 Forssa

Ms. Henna Linnala
Tel. +358 3 4334 044

Applying for an apartment

Please contact directly to housing agency for options from Private Sector or Public Sector, find links and more information above.

If you have any questions concerning applying for an apartment you can also contact Ms. Satu Suoranta. Education  Assistant, .

Getting started – general information:

Home insurance

Home insurance for an apartment from private sector:

If home insurance

OP Pohjola Insurance


Consult the property manager for more information about the insurance coverage for your apartment. Home insurance coverage depends on the contract and may include, robbery of property, damage to furniture or others. You can consider contacting one of the home insurance providers:





The insurance providers might provide information online in Finnish and in Swedish only, but you can contact them via phone or email or by visiting their local offices, as the personnel usually is able to provide you with services in English.

Furniture and home appliances

Usually apartments do not include furniture, but there is also a limited number of furnished apartments available. Thus, it is good to be prepared to buy the furniture on arrival to your new apartment.


Where to find furniture, home appliances etc. to your new home in Forssa?

Second hand shops in Forssa:

If you need to buy some furniture, you can visit second hand shops and find useful furniture for a good price.

Here some popular second hand shops: forssakirpputorit

Forssa region: Shopping

Shopping Mall Prisma

Tapulikuja 6
30100 Forssa
+358 (0)3 843 30
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Shopping Mall K-Citymarket

30100 Forssa
+358 (0)10 538 3500
Read more »

Additional services

In some apartment buildings there are additional services available for residents, such as laundry room, storage, sauna, parking spots or common areas.

Most of housing companies has laundry room and sauna. If you need to buy your own washing machine, you can look for example kodinkoneet Kanta-Häme

Coming to Forssa for exchange studies?

Exchange students' accommodation

If you are coming to Forssa for exchange studies, please contact Ms. Satu Suoranta for additional information and advice about accommodation:, +358 50 574 5236

The apartments for the exchange students have furniture and basic home appliances (lamps, fridge, stove).

If you need advice concerning accommodation in Forssa you can also contact Ms. Satu Suoranta, Education Assistant,