Housing First since 1985

The Y-Foundation offers affordable rental housing and encourages discussion on themes related to homelessness.

Housing First since 1985

The Y-Foundation offers affordable rental housing and encourages discussion on themes related to homelessness.

Provider of homes

We develop supported housing units and social housing. The Y-Foundation has over 17 000 apartments in over 50 cities and municipalities in Finland.

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Expert in Housing First

We are one of the Finnish developers of the Housing First principle. The scheme is gaining ground especially in Europe.

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Handbook for your help

A handbook we have produced answers the questions we have received from professionals and policy-makers. Download for free.

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Get to know us!

Our homes provide a future. Each of us has the right to have an own home.

The most generous square metres

M2-Kodit, owned by the Y-Foundation, focuses on reasonably-priced rental dwellings.

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Kysyin meidän pikkujouluissa vastapäätäni istuneelta nuorelta, missä hän asuu. Nuori vastasi silmät loistaen, että on asunut @ysaatio n asunnossa jo kesästä lähtien. Sitä ennen meni puoli vuotta asunnottomana. Nyt kaikki näyttää hyvältä. @turvatalo @PunainenRisti #kotipolku

I absolutely believe that #housingfirst can be implemented in countries like the U.S. It's surprising that a country that is at the center of so much global policy and innovation can't fix #homelessness in their own country," @JKaakinen says. #ysäätiö https://www.cbsnews.com/news/housing-first-a-permanent-housing-program-for-the-chronically-homeless-60-minutes-2019-12-03/

Y-Foundation @ysaatio is pleased that it’s financial support together with @K_B_Foundation made this project and report possible https://twitter.com/sorcha_edwards/status/1201830621418528770

Nuorille suunnatun Meriheimo-hankkeen purjehduskokemusten ohella nuoret saavat tukea itsenäisen elämän alkuun, kuten asumiseen, koulutukseen ja töihin hakeutumiseen liittyvissä asioissa. #ysäätiö #meriheimo #hanke


Our other pages: m2kodit.fi | housingfirsteurope.eu