City of Athens to rent 200 apartments to house refugees


The City of Athens, with the help of the UN Refugee Agency, is to rent 200 apartments in the Greek capital this year to house migrants.

During a news conference on Wednesday, Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis said that the properties would be used by 3,000 people during the course of the year.

Up to six people will live in the apartments for up to a maximum of three months before new occupants will be moved in.