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The International Social Housing Festival Helsinki is postponed until year 2022 because of the global pandemic. The new date is 14–17 June 2022. Call for partners is open 13 September – 12 December 2021.

Please stay tuned for upcoming information on this website and on Twitter.


Helsinki WELCOMEs you HOME in 2022

The 2022 edition of International Social Housing Festival (ISHF) explores housing as the foundation of good life. The festival highlights the role of social, public and co-operative housing in achieving socially and ecologically sustainable living in our cities now and in the future.

We welcome the international housing community – housing practitioners, policymakers, architects, researchers and tenants – to take part in this critical conversation, ask questions and find answers together.

A range of Finnish and international partners will come together to provide a variety of seminars, site visits and workshops exploring both policy and practice of putting people first.



Social housing specialists and parties involved with social, public and co-operative housing are welcome to apply for a partnership by submitting an event proposal related to one of the three festival themes. Call for partners is open 13 September – 12 December 2021.
We kindly ask all the partners, who have already submitted their event proposals earlier in 2020, to resubmit their applications.


The ISHF 2022 festival program is pieced together during autumn 2021 and will be published when the registration for the festival opens in January 2022. Stay tuned – good things are to come!


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