Living in Asylum Accommodation – a Home Office guide

The guide, entitled Living in Asylum Accommodation, contains information for asylum seekers on the following subjects:

  • Housing and services provided by the Home Office.
  • Details on the organisations that provide and deliver services for asylum seekers.
  • Expectations for asylum seekers staying in temporary accommodation.
  • Information on where and how to report problems, concerns and changes in circumstances.


The guide has been published in eleven languages, and each guide is available to download from the website at

Alternatively, the guide can be downloaded directly from the site by selecting the corresponding link below for the preferred language: