Homes for Ukraine Scheme

Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities written question – answered on 8th December 2022.

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Photo of Mary Foy Mary Foy Labour, City of Durham

To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, whether his Department has implemented a process to allow people whose application to be a host through the Homes for Ukraine Scheme was rejected to receive details for the reasons for that rejection.

Photo of Mary Foy Mary Foy Labour, City of Durham

To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, what information retention policy his Department has adopted in relation to rejected applications to host Ukrainian refugees as part of the Homes for Ukraine scheme.

Photo of Mary Foy Mary Foy Labour, City of Durham

To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, what process potential hosts rejected from the Homes for Ukraine scheme must follow to challenge the decision relating to their suitability to house Ukrainian refugees.

Photo of Mary Foy Mary Foy Labour, City of Durham

To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, what retention period his Department has adopted in relation to rejected applications from potential hosts under the Homes for Ukraine Scheme.

Photo of Mary Foy Mary Foy Labour, City of Durham

To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, what plans are in place to house Ukrainian refugees who arrived in the UK on the Homes for Ukraine scheme but whose sponsors are no longer able to house them.

Photo of Jessica Morden Jessica Morden Chair, Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee), Chair, Statutory Instruments (Select Committee), Chair, Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee), Chair, Statutory Instruments (Select Committee), Shadow Vice Chamberlain of HM Household (Whip), Shadow Deputy Leader of the House of Commons

To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, what support his Department will provide to local authorities to assist those refugees wishing to move into their own accommodation after being housed with a sponsor.

Photo of Felicity Buchan Felicity Buchan Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities)

Further to my answer given in response to Question UIN 94794 on 01 December, guidance for Homes for Ukraine guests, hosts, and councils is available here.

Sponsoring households might have been deemed unsuitable for several reasons, and full sponsor suitability guidance is available here. The privacy notice for the Homes for Ukraine scheme is available here.

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