Contending with the Housing Crisis: Refugee Resettlement Housing Experts Roundtable
What will this webinar cover?
Quality housing is essential for newcomers, but family size, resettlement location, and budget often make securing safe, sanitary, and affordable housing very difficult. The market for rental housing in the U.S. is characterized by nationwide shortages and rising costs resulting in a competitive and difficult to navigate environment. This webinar will feature a robust conversation on the housing crisis among experts in the resettlement and housing spaces. Through a roundtable discussion, they will provide suggestions and name promising practices for navigating this challenging market landscape.
Is this webinar for me?
This webinar is intended for resettlement agency case managers, refugee service providers, state refugee coordinators, and landlords/property managers involved in navigating the challenging housing market in the U.S. It will be most useful for those whose day-to-day responsibilities include supporting newcomers in identifying and maintaining housing.
Why should I participate?
After participating in this 90-minute session, you will be able to:
Describe ways the U.S. housing crisis affects newcomers, including through rental housing shortages and rising costs
Name promising practices from the field to help navigate these challenging market conditions