Subleasing and temporary assignment

Subleasing part of the apartment means that you sublease a maximum half of your apartment to subtenant’s use. If you wish to rent your entire apartment, you can make a temporary assignment of residential apartment.

Before making a subtenancy agreement or temporary assignment, please refer to the Act on Residential Leases for further information. Temporary tenant or subtenant is required to follow POAS’s general rules and regulations which can be found from POAS’s tenant guide.

Subleasing part of the apartment

You can sublease a maximum of half of your apartment to a subtenant’s use indefinitely. When subleasing only part of the apartment, subtenants don’t need to meet POAS’s tenant criteria. If you wish to rent part of your apartment to a subtenant, please fill in and sign an partial subtenancy agreement and sent it to POAS office for approval. You can send agreement and attachments by mail or bring them to our office. You can also sent them via email to toimisto(a)poas.fi.

Temporary assignment of apartment

If you wish to rent your entire apartment, you can assign your apartment temporarily to another person due to studies, work or military service. Depending on the housing complex, also the temporary tenant needs to be either a student or a working person of under 30 years of age. Please note that POAS’s tenant remains responsible for the obligations placed upon the tenant under the lease such as responsibilities of the apartment or rent payments. NOTE! POAS does not check the credit history of temporary tenants. The rent amount asked from temporary tenant should not be any higher than the amount POAS’s tenant is paying to POAS.

POAS’s tenant and temporary tenant are required to fill out a temporary assignment of a residential apartment. POAS is not responsible for filling out the assignment or finding temporary tenants to apartments. NOTE! Renting apartments forward through Airbnb or other similar services is prohibited!

If the temporary assignment of the apartment takes place between September and April, temporary tenant must be either a student or a working person of under 30 years of age. All agreement parties must present attachments to POAS office (such as study certificate, student card, employment contract, the latest wage slip etc.). NOTE! If the temporary assignment period takes place during summer (between May and August) and lasts for a maximum of four (4) months, temporary tenant does not need to meet POAS’s tenant criteria. However, all agreement parties are still oblicated to fill out temporary assignment and submit attachments. The filled and signed form as well as the necessary attachments need to be delivered to POAS minimum one (1) month before the temporary assignment of the apartment begins.

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