A new 43-apartment senior house for Heka is being completed in February at Myllypuro. The house has studio- and two-room apartments. The apartments in the senior house are for people over 55 years of age. The application period for apartments starts on 22 November 2022.

Applications must be submitted to the City of Helsinki. If you have a valid housing application, you can add new homes to your application by editing it during the housing application period. If you are over 55 years of age, you can apply for senior housing.

Infill development site close to ready-made services

The six-storey building has a total of 43 apartments, both studio- and two-room apartments. The apartments range in size from 38 to 54.5 m².

They are accessible and each has a glazed balcony. The interior flooring material is easy-care vinyl plank. The larger apartments have a walk-in cupboard in the bedroom. The kitchens have a space for a dishwasher and microwave oven. The bathrooms have provisions and connections for a washing machine and tumble dryer. Each apartment has a heated storage located in a loft on the same floor. Some of the apartments can be entered through a glazed access balcony.

Common facilities for the residents include a club room, a laundry with drying rooms, a storage room for assistive devices and a storage room for outdoor equipment. The common areas are on the first floor of the building.

A total of 13 parking spaces have been reserved for residents in the adjacent car parks, 11 of which are in the new block's shared unheated parking garage. The remaining parking spaces are located in a shared parking area, one of which is reserved for people with reduced mobility.

The site is part of an infill development in the area, and there are already existing public transport connections and services there. Public transport is focused on the Myllypuro metro station, which is about half a kilometre away. Local services are concentrated at the nearby Myllypuro shopping centre. Itäkeskus is one metro stop away.

Smoking is prohibited in the apartments, on the balconies and common areas such as saunas and clubrooms. Smoking is also prohibited in the courtyard, except in the designated smoking area.

Distribution of apartments:

  •  1 room + kitchen 38 m² 5 pcs
  •  2 rooms + kitchen 43.5–45 m² 33 pcs
  •  2 rooms + kitchen 54.5 m² 5 pcs.

For more information, rents and floor plans of the apartments, see the location's webpage (in Finnish).