The Court of Justice of the European Union has today ruled that “the financial allowances granted to asylum seekers must enable them to find, if necessary, accommodation on the private rental market.”

In October 2010, the Saciri family applied for asylum in Belgium, however, it was immediately informed that it could not find accommodation in a reception facility and therefore the family started looking for a place to stay in the private rental market. Since the family was unable to pay the re...

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