Maximum amount of housing costs
The maximum amount of the housing costs is affected by the municipality where the accommodation is located.
The housing costs that exceed the maximum amount you must always pay yourself. In addition, you will also have to pay a deductible.
|Municipality class||Municipalities included in the municipality class|
|Class 1||Helsinki, Espoo, Kauniainen and Vantaa|
|Class 2||Hyvinkää, Hämeenlinna, Joensuu, Jyväskylä, Järvenpää, Kerava, Kirkkonummi, Kouvola, Kuopio, Lahti, Lappeenranta, Lohja, Nurmijärvi, Oulu, Pori, Porvoo, Raisio, Riihimäki, Rovaniemi, Seinäjoki, Sipoo, Tampere, Turku, Tuusula, Vaasa and Vihti|
|Class 3||All other municipalities|
Housing allowances less than EUR 6.77 per month are not paid out. If both spouses/partners receive housing allowance, the smallest amount that can be paid out is EUR 3.39 per month.
|Location of the home||Pension recipient
|Class 1 municipality||EUR 8 433 per year
about EUR 703per month
|Class 2 municipality||EUR 7 755 per year
about EUR 646 per month
|Class 3 municipality||EUR 6 804 per year
about EUR 567 per month