Refugee community organisations: Working in partnership to improve access to housing services
Author: Jones, Patricia A & Mullins, David
Briefing series: Better Housing Briefing Paper 12
Publisher: Race Equality Foundation
Publication date: April 2009
Housing services for refugees are better targeted and delivered when refugee community organisations (RCOs) are involved as partners; this means involving them at an early stage and providing ongoing support. Recruiting and training refugee community researchers can also empower community members, by allowing them to take ownership of the research agenda.