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Factsheet for measure CZ-2022-16/2224 Updated – measures in Czechia

Solidarity subsidy for people accommodating Ukrainian refugees

Solidární příspěvek pro ty, kteří ubytovávají ukrajinské uprchlíky

Country Czechia , applies nationwide
Time period Temporary, 11 April 2022 – 30 June 2023
Context War in Ukraine
Type Legislations or other statutory regulations
Category 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 10 November 2023)

Background information

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.

Content of measure

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.


The following updates to this measure have been made after it came into effect.

01 July 2023

From 1 July 2023, some provisions of the lex Ukraine, which among other things, cancel the allowance for so-called solidarity households, enter into force.

Use of measure

No information available yet.

Target groups

Workers Businesses Citizens
Does not apply to workers Does not apply to businesses Migrants or refugees

Actors and funding

Actors Funding
National government
Public employment service
National funds

Social partners

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:

  • No involvement
  • Main level of involvement: Peak or cross-sectoral level


Social partners are not involved in the adoption and implementation of the measure.

Views and reactions

Not available.


  • 21 March 2022: Act No. 65/2022 Coll. Act on Certain Measures in Relation to the Armed Conflict on the Territory of Ukraine Caused by the Invasion of the Troops of the Russian Federation (


Eurofound (2022), Solidarity subsidy for people accommodating Ukrainian refugees, measure CZ-2022-16/2224 (measures in Czechia), EU PolicyWatch, Dublin,


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Disclaimer: This information has not been subject to the full Eurofound evaluation, editorial and publication process.