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Managing Newcomers’ Housing Expectations

Managing Newcomers’ Housing Expectations

by on September 12, 2023

Amidst rising rental prices, increasing application competition, and a dearth of affordable housing stock, the housing search is difficult. Preconceived notions newcomers may have about the U.S. housing market can further complicate the search for case managers or housing coordinators and the newcomers themselves.  Below are a few of the most important facts about housing…

Emergency Housing: Three Ways to Connect with Local Shelter Systems

Emergency Housing: Three Ways to Connect with Local Shelter Systems

by on September 5, 2023

Safe, sanitary, and affordable housing is a prerequisite for well-being. But securing housing of this standard is difficult—particularly for newcomers to the United States. Many of Refugee Housing Solutions’ resources highlight ways to secure housing and avoid homelessness. If you are a newcomer, or are working with a newcomer, who is homeless or at risk of becoming homeless, here are tools to…