The City of Espoo comprises five regional centres and two local centres. Housing in Espoo is typically spacious and located close to nature.
Espoo has about 116 000 homes of which 42 % are in detached houses. About 56 % of the housing stock of Espoo comprises owner-occupied houses, while rental houses make up only one third. Additionally, Espoo has over 5 000 right-of-occupancy apartments. Espoo aims to construct about 2 500 new housing units per year.