Affordable housing for students

LOAS is the housing foundation for all students who study in South Karelia. We provide high-quality and affordable housing for around 3,000 students.

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Summer sauna Vierula opens 1.7.2020
22.6.2020 14:36

Starting from 1th of July the Vierula’s summer sauna is available for every LOAS tenant on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Vierula has sauna by the lake, a gas grill as well as a rowing boat with life jackets. You are free to use the rowing boat, but every passenger has to put a life jacket on them.

Internet connection restored
12.6.2020 8:13

We had network problems starting last Wednesday evening. We managed to restore the wired network connection through a temporary solution on Thursday 4.6. mainly and wireless connection on Wednesday 10.6.

Execptions to opening hours in June
8.6.2020 10:54

The housing office is closed on Wednesday June 10th from 9 am to 12 noon due to training.

Internet connection partly restored
5.6.2020 8:54

The internet connection has been restored in some areas. Repair work continues today. Sorry for the inconvenience. 

Do you have Finland’s prettiest student home 2020?
20.5.2020 11:42
Present your student home for us and you have a chance to win amazing prizes. The Finnish student housing foundations together are looking for the Finland’s prettiest student home in 2020.
New feature in LOAS intra
18.5.2020 14:56

Via intra you can send a disturbance complaint. Sending a disturbance complaint is justifiable if there has been such noise or other commotion in the building or in one of the apartments that the lives of other tenants has been affected. Check for more details in intra.

LOAS actions in an exceptional situation caused by coronavirus starting 1.6.2020
14.5.2020 13:18

LOAS continues serving tenants online. All tenancy related matters are handled through intra,
email and phone. By email/phone we serve Mon‐Fri 8‐16. Office serves personally only in
exeptional cases, like key retrieval.

Exception to opening hours
12.5.2020 8:30

The housing office and maintenance is closed on Wednesday 20th of May from 13 pm. We will serve again by phone, email and via intra on Monday 25th of May from 8 am.


The LOAS maintenance is responsible for the maintenance of the buildings and repairs inside apartments. You can leave a service request using the LOAS Intra.

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Loas Intranet

Through LOAS Intra, you can browse and rent apartments provided by LOAS. Tenants can book sauna and laundry turns from Intra.



Our apartments are practical, easy to maintain, versatile and very affordable. All materials, furniture and equipment have been carefully selected to serve our tenants as well as possible.

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Loas Energiatehokkuus on tärkeä osa asumiskokemusta

Energy efficiency

Over the last years, LOAS has heavily invested in the improvement of energy efficiency. Thanks to the determined measures to decrease consumption, the rising energy and water prices have meant only moderate increases to rents.

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Miksi Loas asunto

Free Internet connection

There are broadband Internet connections in all LOAS apartments. The connection is not charged separately but is included in the rent.

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