Housing Protections for Survivors
August 21, 2014 2 to 3:30 PM
On August 21, 2014, the National Housing Law Project will present a free webinar, The Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013: Housing Protections for Survivors. From 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
The Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) offers special housing rights for survivors of domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking in public housing and private, HUD-assisted Section 8 housing.
The webinar will:
- Discuss the housing protections for survivors under the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act (VAWA) of 2013,
- Cover federal agencies’ implementation of VAWA 2013’s housing provision and
- Include the following topics: legal protections, advocacy strategies, and practical tips for protecting survivors under VAWA.
The webinar is designed for advocates, attorneys, and others who are new to VAWA 2013’s housing protections, or who want a review of these safeguards, or who would like to know about any updates related to VAWA 2013’s implementation.
The presenters will be Karlo Ng and Renee Williams, staff attorneys at the National Housing Law Project.