Quota refugee can only come to Finland when their municipality of residence and an apartment have been found. The Local ELY- canters are responsible for directing quota refugees to municipalities. When the quota refugees arrive to the airport the red cross workers are there to help them.
Municipalities that receive quota refugees receive compensation from the state for receiving and organizing integration services. Recently municipalities have taken in fewer quota refugees. Because of this many who have already obtained a residence permit have had to wait to come to Finland for several years. For example in Espoo it has been difficult to take quota refugees because there are already many homeless people in Espoo and they also need homes.