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  • NRCDV Publications
August 2018

How can domestic and sexual violence advocates and housing providers help survivors plan for safety while working together to secure safe and stable housing?

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Survivors face numerous barriers to keeping or trying to access safe housing. In NRCDV's August 2018 TA Question of the Month, Kris Billhardt of the National Alliance for Safe Housing explores ways that advocates and housing providers can collaborate to meet survivors' housing needs.
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June 2018

The Impact of Natural Disasters on Domestic Violence: An Analysis of Reports of Simple Assault in Florida (1999–2007)

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Several studies have demonstrated a positive relationship between exposure to natural disasters or other extreme events and rates of interpersonal violence (IPV), and people experiencing IPV in the post-disaster period may face unique barriers, including loss of access to safe housing and a need to remain with family to qualify for or obtain financial assistance and other types of disaster aid. This report assesses the potential association between exposure to natural disasters and reports of IPV.
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  • NRCDV Publications
April 2018

How can I use funding from the Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) to address the housing needs of domestic violence survivors in my community?

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In NRCDV's April 2018 TA Question of the month, Shaina Goodman provides information on using VOCA funding to support survivors' housing needs.
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March 2018

Supporting Partnerships for Anti-Racist Communities (SPARC) Phase One Study Findings

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In September 2016, the Center for Social Innovation launched SPARC (Supporting Partnerships for AntiRacist Communities) to understand and respond to racial inequities in homelessness. Through a mixed-methods (quantitative and qualitative) study, the SPARC team documented high rates of homelessness among people of color and began to map their pathways into and barriers to exit from homelessness. This report presents key findings from this study.
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January 2018

Finding a Way: Innovative housing solutions of Latin@ survivors of domestic violence and successful practices of culturally specific community-based organizations

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This report takes the results of in-depth listening sessions with 12 community-based organizations across the country to ascertain the needs and barriers to housing for Latin@ survivors of domestic violence, as well as strategies and solutions for what does and does not work, in practitioners’ steps toward dealing with their communities’ housing issues.
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November 2017

Domestic Issues Creating Hardships for Low-Income Utility Customers

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Establishing and maintaining utility service can be a significant challenge for many average American families. This document from the Low Income Energy Assistance Program discusses the importance of protections for utility customers who are experiencing domestic violence and explores protections in different states across the United States.
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August 2017

The Economic Cost of Intimate Partner Violence, Sexual Assault, and Stalking

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The physical aspects of violence often result in significant medical costs and time off from work, and psychological effects of violence can have long-term consequences. This fact sheet summarizes findings from research literature on the economic consequences and costs of IPV, sexual assault, and stalking for victims and survivors.
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  • NRCDV Publications
May 2017

Safe Housing Partnerships

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Domestic and sexual violence is a leading cause of homelessness for women and children. This new website highlights the important intersection of domestic & sexual violence and homelessness and provides resources for advocates.
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  • General Material
February 2017

Emergency Shelter and Transitional Housing for Immigrant Victims: Government Policies

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This document lists the polices issued by federal government agencies describing the legal rights of immigrant and Limited English Proficient (LEP) victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence, stalking, human trafficking, child abuse, and the homeless to access emergency shelters and transitional housing from a wide array of programs. 
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  • Training Tools
February 2017

Immigrant Crime Victim Access to Federally Assisted Housing

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This webinar presentation and accompanying materials offer information on government funded programs providing emergency shelter, transitional housing, public and assisted housing to immigrant victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, human trafficking, stalking and dating violence.
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February 2017

How to Advocate for Public and Assisted Housing for Your Battered Immigrant or Trafficking Survivor Client

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This fact sheet highlights the legal right of immigrant victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence, stalking and human trafficking, and run away, abused and abandoned children to access shelter and transitional housing. Included is a discussion of anti-discrimination laws and advocacy strategies that advocates and attorneys can use to successfully advocate to have immigrant victim clients accepted in shelters and transitional housing programs.
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January 2017

Out Of Reach 2017

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Advocates can get state and local information on rental costs in comparison to income.