The information on this page was collected from public resources.
Where can I go to find emergency/short-term housing?
The following sites will help you to find short-term/emergency housing:
More information available at Handbook Germany .
Can I access public housing or housing provided by the state? How and where do I apply for public housing?
Yes. After your arrival, you will be directed to public emergency housing by the border authority.
More information at Germany4Ukraine .
How do I find long term housing?
If you have a residence permit and wish to live in a private apartment, feel free to visit the links below. Please note that If you do not have your own money, the social welfare office will cover the costs of long term housing. However, the social welfare office will only pay the rental costs up to a certain amount varying city to city. Therefore, please visit your social welfare office before looking for an apartment.
Please visit this site to know more about how you can rent an apartment.
If I am staying with friends and family in the long term, what documents do I need to fill out to make it official? How can I obtain proof of residency?
You would need to register at a reception facility (Aufnahmeeinrichtung) or with the local foreigners office (Ausländerbehörde). You will get proof of arrival (Ankunftsnachweis) or call-up certificate (Anlaufbescheinigung), and may be granted a residence permit. More information can be found here .