Violence Against Women Act (VAWA)

MORs conducted starting January 2018 must be in compliance with the VAWA Final Rule and HUD Notice 2017-05.  Emergency Transfer Plan (ETP) must be available for review. nHUD has created a VAWA web page for assisted housing owners, agents, industry professionals, and residents. The web page contains links to the following:n nn Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013;n HUD’s final VAWA rule;n Press release announcing the rule’s publication;n Multifamily Housing program notice H 2017-05,  “Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) Reauthorization Act of 2013 – Additional Guidance for Multifamily Owners and Management Agents”;n July 26 and August 1, 2017 training webcasts on YouTube and associated PowerPoint slides;n A summary of industry Questions & Answers; n HUD VAWA Forms, andn Additional survivor resources.nn Please contact an NHC Compliance Manager if you have any questions or need assistance in implementing this change.