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  • NRCDV Publications
  • Training Tools
  • General Material
September 2004

Teleconference: Housing and Domestic Violence

Teleconference facilitated by Allison Randall of the National Network to End Domestic Violence. The collection of associated articles address the numerous complex difficulties victims of domestic violence face in obtaining and maintaining housing.
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  • General Material
January 2004

Pathways to and from Homelessness: Women And Children In Chicago Shelters

Author(s): R. Levin, L. McKean, J. Raphael
Shelter supervisors and staff were also interviewed as to their perception of the needs of the shelter residents. Information about the women such as age, residence, education, health, criminal records, public benefits, children and repeated homelessness are detailed in the report. Additionally, factors contributing to the women's homelessness, and recommendations are also provided.
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  • General Material
January 2004

Women Need Safe, Stable, Affordable Housing: A Study of Social Housing, Private Rental Housing and Co-Op Housing in Winnipeg

Author(s): M. McCracken, G. Watson
The research findings, based upon three focus groups of female residents from the various housing types, describe women's housing needs specifically and broadly from location to the effect of utility costs with less modern housing.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
January 2003

Housing Policy And Practices: Battered Women's And Service Providers' Perspectives

Author(s): C. Sullivan, Anna Melbin, D. Cain
This paper describes results from interviews with 55 women across six transitional housing supportive housing programs in a midwestern state. Women's recommendations for transitional housing are discussed.
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  • General Material
January 2003

Transitioning Our Shelters: A Guide to Making Homeless Shelters Safe for Transgender People

Author(s): Lisa A. Mottet, John M. Ohle
This guide is specifically directed towards homeless shelters, but it has important information and suggestions that can be used by DV shelters serving transgender individuals.
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  • General Material
July 2002

http://www.gao.gov/new.items/d02770.pdf

In response to a request by Congress, the GAO undertook a comprehensive assessment of state policies and implementation strategies with regards to caseloads for federal TANF and state MOE assistance, work requirements, and families who have been excluded from TANF lifetime limits. This report details the results of site visits, telephone interviews and surveys administered to TANF offices in all 50 states and the District of Columbia between August 2001- June 2002. The report also included detailed tables of state level policies. This report details the results of site visits, telephone interviews, and surveys administered to TANF offices in all 50 states and the District of Columbia between August 2001- June 2002. The report also included detailed tables of state-level policies.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
March 2002

New Visions, New Allies: Creating Domestic Violence and Poverty State Teams

Describes the Domestic Violence and Poverty State Team Leadership Institute held in Connecticut in July 2001, where teams in six states were developed to build and carry out a policy and practice agenda on domestic violence and poverty.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
March 2002

How Are Domestic Violence Programs Meeting the Economic Needs of Battered Women in Iowa? An Assessment and Recommendations

Author(s): Katie M. Ciorba VonDeLinde
Explores the economic needs of battered women as identified by 9 focus groups, 5 composed of battered women and 4 of domestic violence advocates. Recommendations are made for improving economic advocacy within local programs and state coalitions.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
March 2002

Policy Blueprint on Domestic Violence and Poverty

Author(s): Jill Davies
This paper offers a new and important tool for advocates working with domestic violence and poverty issues in single or multiple systems. It provides a straightforward framework for policy analysis and concrete policy implementation strategies.
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  • General Material
  • NRCDV Publications
November 2001

Housing and Battered Women

Author(s): Amy Correia, Jen Rubin
This paper offers a research on DV and homelessness and trends in federal housing policy. A model for conducting a community assessment of local housing needs includes critical thinking questions on an organization’s capacity for housing advocacy.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
September 2001

Safe and Affordable Housing

Highlights include descriptions of the efforts of a state welfare agency, a community-based domestic violence program, and two state domestic violence coalitions toward improving housing opportunities for battered women.
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  • General Material
January 2001

Letter from the US Department of Housing And Urban Development to HUD Funds Recipients

Author(s): Andrew Cuomo
This letter informs HUD grant recipients operating emergency shelters and transitional housing programs that all immigrants, including undocumented immigrants, are eligible for such services. The letter references relevant laws and regulations.