During the year of operations, overall 6628 students / student families applied for an apartment owned by the foundation, and 2696 new rental contracts were signed, including internal transfers. Overall the foundation owned 4726 apartments by the end of the year of operations, which can accommodate 6812 tenants. The total includes 138 youth apartment spaces. Of the apartment spaces to rent, 57% were in one person apartments, aka studios or shared flats, and 43% in family apartments. By the end of the year, 6426 people were living in apartments owned by the foundation.
The space frequency of the foundation’s apartments was 97.2 % in 2018. The partial use of the apartments took place mainly during the spring semester and summer. In 2018 the foundation had a monthly average of 1595 (1472 in 2017) international degree and exchange students, from around a hundred countries. TYS reserved 350 apartment spaces for exchange students.
By the end of the year, six nurseries, one shop, one restaurant and the Student Association of the Turku University (TYY) with its suborganizations were operating in the properties of the foundation. Additionally, TYY has rented the Kuuvuori youth house, owned by the foundation, as a party and club venue.