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Factsheet for measure CZ-2022-16/2224 – measures in Czechia
|Country||Czechia , applies nationwide|
|Time period||Open ended, started on 11 April 2022|
|Context||War in Ukraine|
|Type||Legislations or other statutory regulations|
Measures to prevent social hardship
– Keeping or obtaining a safe home
|Author||Soňa Veverková (Research Institute for Labour and Social Affairs) and Eurofound|
|Measure added||09 May 2022 (updated 20 June 2022)|
The Solidarity subsidy for those who accommodate Ukrainian refugees is based on the Act No. 65/2022 Coll., on certain measures in connection with the armed conflict on the territory of Ukraine caused by the invasion of the Russian Federation troops (called Lex Ukraine). It can be paid retroactively for March 2022.
People who accommodate Ukrainian refugees for free in their vacant flats can apply for a benefit of CZK 3,000 (€121 approx.) per month per accommodated person (children included) to cover housing costs. People applying for the benefit have to accommodate Ukrainian refugees at least 16 days per month. The benefit is only for natural persons, those, who run accommodation services as a business, are not eligible. The accommodation also has to meet some minimum requirements like, for example, one separated room for group of refugees, access to shared kitchen, WC, drinking water.
One household can receive up to a maximum of CZK 12,000 (€485) per month for accommodating refugees.
No information available yet.
|Does not apply to workers||Does not apply to businesses||
Migrants or refugees
Public employment service
Social partners' role in designing the measure and form of involvement:
|Trade unions||Employers' organisations|
|Role||No involvement||No involvement|
|Form||Not applicable||Not applicable|
Social partners' role in the implementation, monitoring and assessment phase:
Social partners are, by law, a place of comment in the legislative process, however, no information on their comments on this measure are not available.
Eurofound (2022), Solidarity subsidy for people accommodating Ukrainian refugees, measure CZ-2022-16/2224 (measures in Czechia), EU PolicyWatch, Dublin, https://static.eurofound.europa.eu/covid19db/cases/CZ-2022-16_2224.html
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