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VAWA Housing Provisions

Published on March 8, 2013
VAWA Housing Provisions

Title VI of the Act, Safe Homes for Victims of Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, Sexual Assault, and Stalking, amends VAWA with respect to the housing rights of victims and expands the Act’s applicability to affordable housing programs to include the Housing Credit. Other programs covered by the Act are Section 202, Section 811, HOPWA, HOME, Section 221(d) mortgage insurance programs, Section 8 rental assistance, Section 236, and a number of rural housing assistance programs authorized by the Housing Act of 1949.

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