Housing Protections for Victims/Survivors of Domestic Violence

Authored By: Legal Aid Society of Hawaii LSC Funded


Survivors of domestic violence often face housing discrimination because of their history or acts of their abusers. The Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) protects survivors of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, or stalking, in public and other federally subsidized housing, from denial of housing, eviction, or termination of assistance based on violence perpetrated by their abusers. 

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Last Review and Update: Sep 21, 2018