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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-Fri 8.30-15.00
phone (switchboard): +358 8 615 52060
For e-mail addresses and online contact details see the website.
Other rental apartments
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To search for rental apartments on the Internet, type: rental apartments vuokra-asunnot Kajaani.
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 cellular 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).
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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 Kainuu Social and Health Care Association.
You can ask about support and service housing:
Kainuun sote's advice service (switchboard): +358 8-61561 (Mon-Fri).
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.
You can get Kela welfare housing allowance if you have a low income.
You can apply for housing allowance online.
Read more: Housing allowance
Opening hours: Monday - Thursday 12-16
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