The City of Nis and the Commissariat for Refugees and Migration provided funds for the purchase of 10 rural houses for internally displaced persons, which ultimately provided permanent housing for these people. For this purpose, the City and Commissariat for Refugees secured 10 million dinars while the contracts with the sellers and the future owners of the houses were signed by Nis City Mayor Darko Bulatovic. The City of Nis and the Commissariat for Refugees and Migration each year announce public calls for internally displaced persons, to provide permanent housing, and to buy rural households in the vicinity of Nis. This is the second contest of this type. During the last call the houses were provided for 8 families. Until now, 320 families have shown interest in solving housing problem in this way. According to the words of the future an owners, this kind of help means a lot to them because they will finally have something of their own. Families who got their houses through the assistance by by the City and the Commissariat for Refugees do not have rights to alienation of the property for the next five years.