In the Press

Our work has been highlighted in publications such as Private Eye, The Guardian, New York Times, The Independent, The Sunday Herald, Reader’s Digest, The Herald, The Scotsman and BBC Radio 4


From Skem to Sale - with love!

12 February 2022

The Guardian

Hundreds of Britons offer to host Afghan refugees after fall of Kabul

27 August 2021

Smiley News

Londoner hosts refugee in her spare room

13 May 2021


How to turn 9,000 spare rooms into emergency homes

9 February 2021

The i Paper

Refugees welcome! Meet the British families who open their homes to asylum seekers

15 December 2020

The Scotsman

Insight: Eleventh hour bid to avert mass eviction of asylum seekers

3 August 2019

South East Integration Network

What is Room for Refugees?

4 July 2019

Yes! Magazine, USA

20 Ways You Can Help Immigrants Now

25 June 2019

Glasgow Live

Refugee support charity calls for Glaswegians to consider hosting vulnerable people at their homes

24 May 2019

Sunday Post

The people who gave their spare rooms to Scotland’s asylum seekers

23 December 2018

Glasgow Evening Times

Positive Action in Housing asking for people to give a room to a refugee

25 February 2018

The Metro

How to help refugees if you feel helpless

6 February 2018

Magnum Photos

Children of Europe Retold

26 January 2018

Reader’s Digest

Meet the families living with refugees

30 December 2017

The Herald

The kindness of strangers: the challenges and rewards of opening your home to refugees

18 June 2017

The Guardian

‘It's like Airbnb for refugees’: UK hosts and their guests – in pictures

8 May 2017

BBC Radio

‘Room for Refugees - Farid’ - BBC dramatisation

3 May 2017

Scottish Housing News

Profile on Room for Refugees

23 September 2016

Borgen Project

Making an Impact: Three Ways to Host Refugees in America

18 July 2016

The Independent

‘We are giving a Syrian refugee a home this Christmas’

23 December 2015


Here’s how you can offer your spare room to a refugee

3 December 2015

Glasgow Evening Times

Deacon Blue star Lorraine McIntosh to help Glasgow’s homeless

16 October 2015

The Guardian

How do I... offer a room to a refugee?

11 September 2015

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