Maximum income limits

If a household’s gross income which counts towards the housing allowance exceeds the minimum limits shown in the table, the household is not entitled to a housing allowance. A possible earnings deduction has not been taken into account in the amounts in the table.

Use an online calculator to estimate how your income affects the amount of the housing allowance. Please note that the calculator can only provide an estimate. If your incomes vary, the incomes are taken into account as an average.

Municipality categories

  • Municipality category I: Helsinki
  • Municipality category II: Espoo, Kauniainen, Vantaa
  • Municipality category III: Hyvinkää, Hämeenlinna, Joensuu, Jyväskylä, Järvenpää, Kajaani, Kerava, Kirkkonummi, Kouvola, Kuopio, Lahti, Lappeenranta, Lohja, Mikkeli, Nokia, Nurmijärvi, Oulu, Pori, Porvoo, Raisio, Riihimäki, Rovaniemi, Seinäjoki, Sipoo, Siuntio, Tampere, Turku, Tuusula, Vaasa and Vihti
  • Municipality category IV: All other municipalities
Household
(adults+children)
Category I Category II Category III Category IV
No housing allowance if gross income exceeds (EUR per month)
1 (1+0) 1 879 1 839 1 594 1 482
2 (1+1) 2 648 2 579 2 250 2 084
3 (1+2) 3 357 3 243 2 840 2 643
4 (1+3) 3 959 3 823 3 383 3 159
5 (1+4) 4 511 4 359 3 887 3 652
6 (1+5) 5 063 4 894 4 392 4 144
7 (1+6) 5 615 5 429 4 896 4 636
8 (1+7) 6 167 5 965 5 400 5 129
Household
(adults+children)
Category I Category II Category III Category IV
No housing allowance if gross income exceeds (EUR per month)
2 (2+0) 2 526 2 457 2 128 1 962
3 (2+1) 3 235 3 121 2 718 2 521
4 (2+2) 3 837 3 701 3 261 3 037
5 (2+3) 4 389 4 237 3 765 3 530
6 (2+4) 4 941 4 772 4 270 4 022
7 (2+5) 5 493 5 307 4 774 4 514
8 (2+6) 6 045 5 843 5 278 5 007
Household
(adults+children)
Category I Category II Category III Category IV
No housing allowance if gross income exceeds (EUR per month)
3 (3+0) 3 113 2 999 2 596 2 399
4 (3+1) 3 715 3 579 3 139 2 915
5 (3+2) 4 267 4 115 3 643 3 408
6 (3+3) 4 819 4 650 4 148 3 900
7 (3+4) 5 371 5 185 4 652 4 392
8 (3+5) 5 923 5 721 5 156 4 885

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