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U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Content Topic Results

The results displayed below have been grouped first by VAWnet Special Collections - containing our most highly valued resources - then by individual related materials. Refine your search by category, types, author and/or publisher using the options provided. Sort by date published, date added, or alphabetically. For assistance in locating a resource, use our online contact form.
Results displayed are grouped first by VAWnet Special Collections then by individual related materials. For assistance in locating a resource, use our online contact form.
total results: 12  | date published date added a-z

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  • General Material
December 2016

Eligibility of VAWA Self-Petitioners for Financial Assistance Under Section 214 of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1980

Publisher(s):
This memo clarifies HUD’s position on the rights of certain noncitizens who are battered or subject to extreme cruelty by a spouse or parent, who is a Untied States Citizen or lawful permanent resident (LPR), to apply for and receive assistance under Section 214 of the Housing and Communality Development Act.
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  • General Material
August 2016

Federal Guidance on Access to Services for Immigrants

Publisher(s):
This letter issued by DOJ, HHS and HUD provides information for recipients of federal funds regarding the kinds of services that are considered to be necessary to protect life or safety that all individuals, regardless of immigration status, can access.
Materials
  • General Material
January 2016

FY 2018 Income Limits Documentation System

Publisher(s):
This system provides complete documentation of the development of the FY 2018 Income Limits (ILs) for any area of the country selected by the user.
Materials
  • General Material
January 2016

Don’t be a Victim of Loan Fraud

Publisher(s):
This brochure lists eleven tips for being a “smart consumer” when looking to buy a home. It also describes predatory lending and details tactics used by predators.
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  • General Material

FY2011 Income Limits

Publisher(s):
Includes 2011 AMI figures, as well as answers to frequently asked questions.
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  • General Material
February 2011

HUD Memo: Housing Discrimination Against Domestic Violence Victims

Publisher(s):
This memo from HUD’s Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity provides guidance to HUD staff on assessing claims by domestic violence victims of housing discrimination under the Fair Housing Act.
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  • General Material
October 2004

Homeless Assistance Programs: A Guide To Counting Unsheltered Homeless People

Publisher(s):
The guide is offered in chapters and numeric sections and covers the basics of counting unsheltered homeless people, counting unsheltered people in public places, counts based on use of non-shelter services and sample data collection instruments. Advocates in search of a basic background on the topic should start with Chapter 2. Note: The guide is not offered as a method for counting sheltered people but does reference Martha Burt's Practical Methods for Counting the Homeless: A Manual for State and Local Jurisdictions as a resource for counting sheltered homeless people.
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  • General Material
May 2004

Decade of HOPE VI: Research Findings And Policy Challenges

Author(s): Publisher(s):
This research and policy report offers an extensive overview of the HOPE VI (Housing Opportunities for People Everywhere) program. The introduction provides historical background, evaluation challenges and suggested reforms. It includes a description of the policy debates surrounding HOPE VI.
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  • General Material
  • Training Tools
June 2003

Public Housing Occupancy Guidebook

Publisher(s):
The HUD Public Housing Occupancy Guidebook is a reference tool for public housing staff. There is not a specific chapter about sexual violence, but it does include information about nondiscrimination and civil rights.
Materials
  • General Material
January 2001

Letter from the U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

Publisher(s):
This letter from the HUD Secretary clarifies that undocumented persons who are victims of domestic violence should not be denied access based on immigration status to shelters or transitional housing programs that receive federal funding.
Materials
  • General Material
  • Training Tools

Equal Access for Transgender People: Supporting Inclusive Housing and Shelters

Publisher(s):
Transgender individuals in particular are impacted by violence and discrimination in ways that both contribute to high rates of homelessness and keep them from accessing necessary shelter and services. These training materials provide CoCs and projects with the framework to create welcoming and inclusive projects for transgender and gender non-conforming people.
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  • General Material

Public Housing Occupancy Guidebook, Part 7 - Chapter 19: Domestic Violence

Publisher(s):
This is an essential tool for domestic violence advocates involved with individual and systemic housing advocacy. The chapter supports local public housing authority preferences for victims of domestic violence, including outlining relevant federal law and regulations. The chapter includes types of evidence of abuse (which is broad), mitigating "negative" rental histories due to domestic violence and sensitivity regarding confidential information. Supportive transfer policies as alternatives to eviction are strongly encouraged.