REFUGEE HOUSING SOLUTIONS
Expanding access to quality housing for refugees and newcomers in the U.S.
This factsheet breaks down the definitions of refugee and asylum seeker under both international and U.S. law, as well as an overview of what it means to be an Afghan evacuee.
Rent your property to refugee families
You can make an immediate impact in the lives of refugees and newcomers by partnering with us.
Learn more about housing requirements and needs for refugee families.
What is the Fair Housing Act?
While refugees are not a specific protected class, the Fair Housing Act (FHA) prohibits discrimination based on national origin and religion in all housing transactions. This factsheet explains examples of discrimination and how to file a complaint if a refugee has experienced discrimination.
FAQs on Fair Housing
This guide answers general questions PHA's and housing practitioners have regarding refugees’ and parolees’ eligibility for housing assistance.
Community Sponsorship Manual
This resource was created for community members and volunteers working with local and affiliate offices to welcome refugees resettled in the United States. The content was designed for working with the U.S. Refugee Admissions Program.
Join a Regional Housing Community of Practice
The regional housing communities of practice are designed to share best practices and thought leadership to expand access to affordable housing and create innovative solutions across the U.S.
Join our National Housing Working Group
The National Housing Working Group meets monthly as a collaborative opportunity to discuss housing challenges and opportunities, provide resources, make new connections, and to advance innovative housing solutions.