Category: Ukrainian Humanitarian Parolees

Housing Tips for Refugee Newcomers: Fair Housing

Housing Tips for Refugee Newcomers: Fair Housing

by on May 6, 2024

Refugees and other newcomers arriving in the United States have the human right to choose a community to live in — without facing discrimination. Unfortunately, some newcomers face difficulties in finding safe, affordable housing due to discriminatory practices. The federal Fair Housing Act was passed by Congress in 1968 to address this issue. This law…

Housing Tips for Refugee Newcomers: Tenants’ Rights & Responsibilities

Housing Tips for Refugee Newcomers: Tenants’ Rights & Responsibilities

by on February 12, 2024

Once a newcomer becomes a renter, they have rights covered under federal, state, and local laws. These layers of laws prevent housing discrimination while ensuring tenants receive safe, sanitary, and functional housing. Watch more Lunch and Learns