"The state is burdening municipalities with the financial responsibility," says local Conservative Moderate politician Bo Frank in Växjö.
Nine out of ten municipalities contacted by Swedish Radio said the money is not enough.
Municipalities are also concerned about the cost of educating the new arrivals as decades of civil war has undercut the quality of schools in Somalia.
Local politician Bo Frank says, "I don't see any problems helping them establish themselves in Sweden, even if it could take some time as."
"This is primarily a problem for local government finances," he says.
A ruling by the Migration Court allows the reunification of Somali families in Sweden based on DNA testing, due to the the difficulties of obtaining state records from Somalia proving family ties.