- Landlords/Property Managers
- Resettlement Agencies
- Volunteers/Community Members
- Renting to Refugees
- Who is a Refugee, Afghan Evacuee, and Asylum Seeker
Housing Initiatives for Afghan Evacuees
This working document details the housing initiatives enacted in the U.S. for Afghan evacuees since the beginning of Operation Allies Welcome (OAW) in August 2021.
Learn more about legal requirements and find answers to commonly asked questions about partnering with refugee resettlement agencies to provide housing to newcomers.
Who is a Refugee, Afghan Evacuee, and Asylum Seeker?
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.
Landlord Opportunities: Renting to Newcomers
This factsheet adapted from a CWS resource highlights the benefits of renting to refugees to address landlords and property managers’ hesitancies in providing permanent housing solutions. This resource also aims to cultivate a general understanding of the services and financial assistance granted to newcomers.
U.S. Programs Housing and Resettlement: Summary Guidance for Working with Public Housing Authorities (PHAs)
Locating affordable housing is the most challenging part of the resettlement process. This guide from the International Rescue Committee (IRC) provides suggestions for establishing relationships with local public housing authorities.