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Government to Revise Housing Assistance Criteria for Refugees

The government is set to revise housing assistance criteria for refugees to improve inclusivity, reduce rejection rates, and speed up processing times. Changes include refining benchmarks, inviting parliamentary input, adjusting meanstesting, and modifying the timeframe for title deed applications, all aimed at enhancing fairness and efficiency in the support system.

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Assessing the Adequacy of Refugee Housing Assistance

The urgent need for reform in refugee housing assistance protocols is highlighted by a significant 25% rejection rate of applications, prompting calls for a comprehensive review and overhaul of existing criteria and regulations. Committee members, such as Disy deputy Marios Mavrides, stress the importance of addressing bureaucratic delays, outdated income criteria, and the need for a more inclusive and adaptive approach to ensure effective support for displaced persons and their families.

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