International Social Housing Festival 2022 is organized by The Housing Finance and Development Centre of Finland (ARA), City of Helsinki and Housing Europe.

Registration is now open!
Please read the instructions before registering:

Registration FAQ

Q: Is there a registration fee?
A: The festival and all the events are free of charge and available to everyone.

Q: When does the registration close?
A: Registration for ISHF 2022 is open until the end of the festival. Registration to some events might close earlier.

Q: Registration for an event I am interested in is full. Is there a waiting list?
A: There are no waiting lists. However, an event might become available, if someone chooses to cancel their registration for the event.

Q: Can I attend online?
A: ISHF 2022 is mainly an in-person event where people will meet face-to-face. However, there are some online events in the program. Please go to the festival program and use the location filter ”Select location” > ”Online” to see the online events. Also, some events will be hybrid events, meaning there will be a live stream available. Information about the which events will be live streamed will be published later.

Q: If I will only attend online, do I have to register for the festival and events?
A: Yes, please register for the festival but you don’t have to choose any events on the registration form as online events do not require registration. The festival application which only registered participants will be able to access will have links to the online events as well as links to the live streams of the hybrid events.

Q: Can I have a letter of invitation for a visa application?
A: The ISHF 2022 main organizer, The Housing Finance and Development Centre of Finland (ARA), cannot provide invitation letters for visa applications.