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Factsheet for measure CZ-2022-17/2229 – measures in Czechia
|Country||Czechia , applies nationwide|
|Time period||Temporary, 20 April 2022 – 31 May 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||10 May 2022 (updated 20 June 2022)|
On 20 May 2022 the Ministry of Regional Development of the Czech Republic opened the Ukraine – Expanding public accommodation programme. The aim of this programme is to support repairs or minor reconstruction of municipal and regional buildings that are not currently habitable but could be used to provide medium-term accommodation for refugees from Ukraine.
Eligible applicants are municipalities and their organisations and regions and their organisations. Accommodations have to meet a minimum standard set by the call. The subsidy cannot be used to finance the purchase of mobile or pre-fab houses. All houses and flats have to be owned by municipalities or regions.
Applicants can receive up to CZK 120,000 (€4,865 approx.) per person in an apartment, and up to CZK 40,000 (€1,622 approx.) for a place in a municipal or regional hostel. A maximum of 20% of a subsidy can be used to furnish apartments.
The total allocation for this call is CZK 900,000,000 (€36,000,000 approx.).
No information available yet.
|Does not apply to workers||Does not apply to businesses||
Migrants or refugees
Local / regional government
Social partners' role in designing the measure and form of involvement:
|Trade unions||Employers' organisations|
|Form||Not applicable||Not applicable|
Social partners' role in the implementation, monitoring and assessment phase:
Eurofound (2022), Ukraine: Expansion of the public accommodation programme, measure CZ-2022-17/2229 (measures in Czechia), EU PolicyWatch, Dublin, https://static.eurofound.europa.eu/covid19db/cases/CZ-2022-17_2229.html
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