Rental agreement

The rental agreement is in the interest of both the landlord and the tenant

Signing the rental agreement electronically

It is possible to sign the rental agreement electronically, if you have a Finnish personal identification number and online banking credentials you can use for authentication (Tupas authentication). The link for electronic signing will be sent to your email.

Signing the rental agreement at the office

Note! During exceptional situation caused by coronavirus tenants can sign leases at TYS Housing Office only by appointment. Please make an appointment to visit the office by sending an email in advance at In your message, tell us why, on what day and at what time you want to visit the office. Wait for a confirmation message.

You can also sign the rental agreement at our office. You do not need to make an appointment to sign the rental agreement. Please bring your ID with you! You can sign the agreement in advance or when you come to pick up the apartment’s keys.

Rental period

Rental agreements will be made for full months, i.e. the contract will start on the first day of a month and end on the last day of a month. The rental agreement is either valid until further notice or a fixed-term agreement.

Rental agreements are either valid until further notice or fixed-term agreements. In most cases, the agreements will be determined as being valid until further notice.

The rental agreements of youth tenants and the tenants of Auranhelmi and Henrikki are fixed-term rental agreements that are a maximum of five years long. The rental agreements of researchers are a maximum of one year long. Fixed-term agreements can also be made based on the duration of studies.

A fixed-term agreement will also be signed in cases where the applicant has payment default entries. In these cases, the agreement is first made for three months and a deposit will be charged.

Terms and conditions of rental agreements and the rules of conduct

Terms and conditions of a rental agreementRules of conduct

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