- Resettlement Agencies
- Best Practices for Housing Newcomers
- Housing Toolkit & Navigating Housing Resources
Leveraging College and University Housing for Newcomer Welcoming
In the face of the U.S. housing crisis, resettlement practitioners must embrace creative solutions to housing newcomers. One such solution involves partnering with institutions of higher education to meet newcomer temporary or long-term housing needs.
Learn more about legal requirements and find answers to commonly asked questions about partnering with refugee resettlement agencies to provide housing to newcomers.
Rent Pre-Payment Loan Toolkit
The International Rescue Committee’s Rent Pre-Payment Loan Toolkit is shared for use with refugees and other newcomers who can benefit from securing a no-interest loan from the IRC’s Center for Economic Opportunity to pre-pay a landlord.
This comprehensive tool for newcomer applicants and renters contains vital information and resources on searching for housing, what to expect during the application process, key things to understand in a lease, what rights a tenant has under the Fair Housing Act, and more.
How to Recruit and Retain Housing Providers Toolkit
This toolkit is a comprehensive review of all details, from planning through outreach and stewardship, for resettlement agency staff. The toolkit shares new and different ways to reach previously unused housing providers, with a focus on networking and hitting the streets.