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Refugee Employment Supportive Housing (RESH)

Housing Connect, partnering with the Department of Workforce Service’s Refugee Service office, provides tenant-based rental assistance. RESH housing assistance is provided for up to 12 months and requires the household to pay a progressively higher rent portion through the time of participation.

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Refugee Employment Supportive Housing (RESH) Resources

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Catholic Community Services Resettlement
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International Rescue Committee SLC
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Refugee and Immigrant Center
Refugee and Immigrant Center
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RESH Eligibility

To be eligible for the program, households must meet the following requirements:

  • Entered the United States as a refugee
  • Currently receiving DWS financial assistance through the Family Employment Program (FEP)
  • Working with a DWS Employment Counselor and meeting case plan requirements

Referrals for the program must come from a DWS Employment Counselor or from a Refugee Resettlement Agency providing case management services for the family.

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