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 18 000 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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Home for All

Our basic mission is to ensure that everyone in Finland has a home.

The most generous square metres

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

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Y-Säätiö laskee liikkeelle Suomen ensimmäisen yrityksen tekemän kestävän kehityksen joukkovelkakirjalainan. Näin toteutamme strategiaamme ja kytkemme myös rahoitustamme kestävän kehityksen tavoitteisiin. https://ysaatio.fi/y-saatio-laskee-liikkeeseen-100-miljoonan-euron-vastuullisen-joukkovelkakirjalainan #kestäväkehitys #rahoitus

Our CEO @JKaakinen had a chat with @Thom_Hartmann about #homelessness and how Finland is planning to end it. The recording is open for all. #housingfirst #MoreFromThom https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_1LtZyzUYzU

Time to register and hear about HF around the world. Programme full of super interesting presentations! @ysaatio #asuntoensin #housingfirst https://twitter.com/timaubry/status/1441853882028625929

Really interesting findings presented by @SaijaTurunen and Riitta Granfelt on the relationship between support workers and women being supported in Housing First services in Finland. More information here: https://www.cogitatiopress.com/socialinclusion/article/view/4313 #EOH21 https://twitter.com/SaijaTurunen/status/1441329749310119944


Our other pages: m2kodit.fi | housingfirsteurope.eu