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Housing in Kajaani


Local information

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Kajaani has got a variety of comfortable residential areas. There are different types of living arrangements around Kajaani: terraced houses and apartment buildings.

Renting an apartment in Kajaani

Kajaani has a wide range of rental apartments.

Rental apartments and student apartments in the city of Kajaani: Kiinteistö Oy Kajaanin Pietari
Information on available apartments and how to apply for an apartment see on the website.
The website also provides up-to-date information on how to contact the office.

Customer service Mon-Thurs 9.00-14.00
phone (switchboard): +358 8 615 52060
For e-mail addresses and online contact details see the website.

Link redirects to another websiteKiinteistö Oy Kajaanin Pietari

Kiinteistö Oy Kajaanin Pietari

Other rental apartments

Link redirects to another websiteKainuun Asuntomarkkinat

Kainuun Asuntomarkkinat

Link redirects to another websiteKorhonen Oy

Korhonen Oy

Link redirects to another websiteKallaskodit Oy

Kallaskodit Oy

To search for rental apartments on the Internet, type: rental apartments vuokra-asunnot Kajaani.

Read more: Rental home
Read more: Tenancy agreement

Student apartments

You can rent student apartments in the city of Kajaani from Oy Kajaanin Pietari.
There are student apartments all over the city. There are different types of apartments: you can live with other students in a shared apartment, rent an apartment without furniture or furnished.
The rent of a student flat often includes electricity and water. (You do not need an electricity contract.)

To change accommodation, you must have lived in the flat for at least one month.
There are a limited number of student flats available. Preference is given to students who are moving from another location and starting their studies.
The right to live in student accommodation is based on the duration of your studies. Student rights are reviewed annually. To apply, you will need a certificate from your institution (admission letter/study certificate).

Link redirects to another websiteKiinteistö Oy Kajaanin Pietari

Opiskelija-asunnon hakeminen Kajaanin Pietarilta

Supported and service housing

Supported and service housing is for people who cannot live independently.
Supported and serviced housing is provided for people such as the elderly and people with disabilities.
Information on services from the Wellbeing services county of Kainuu.

You can ask about support and service housing:
Wellbeing services county of Kainuu´s (switchboard): +358 8-61561 (Mon-Fri).
e-mail: palveluneuvonta(at)

Read more: Supported and service housing

Accomodation in a crisis situation

If you find yourself suddenly homeless or unsafe due to physical or mental abuse, contact the social services. The helpline is open 24 hours a day. 

Call the social helpline on +358 44 797 0676.

Housing allowance

You can get Kela welfare housing allowance if you have a low income.
You can apply for housing allowance online.

Read more: Housing allowance

Kela Office
Pohjolankatu 28
87100 Kajaani
Opening hours: Monday - Thursday 12.00-16.00

Waste disposal and recycling

There is more information about waste disposal on the website of the City of Kajaani.
From Ekokymppi´s website you will find information on recycling.
Read more:Waste and recycling