Published in 3/2019 - Living


Lacking Terminology – Lacking Solutions?

Jyrki Tarpio

There are two kinds of housing problems in Finland. Due to low demand, homes are too cheap in a large part of the country and on the other hand, too expensive in certain growth centres, due to high demand. We need to build many more homes where the demand is high, as a sufficient supply of housing prevents prices from rising too much. However, focusing solely on volume is not enough – high quality is also required. So, what kind of housing should we build in our cities? 

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