The Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) provides protections for victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, or stalking. VAWA protections are not only available to women, but are available equally to all individuals regardless of sex, gender identity, or sexual orientation.2 The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is the Federal agency that oversees that Glendale Community Housing Division (CHD) is in compliance with VAWA. This notice explains your rights under VAWA. A HUD-approved certification form is attached to this notice. You can fill out this form to show that you are or have been a victim of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, or stalking, and that you wish to use your rights under VAWA.”
Form HUD-5380 Notice of Occupancy Rights Under the Violence Against Women Act
Form HUD-5381 VAWA Appendix B: Model Emergency Transfer Plan for Victims of Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, Sexual Assault, or Stalking.
You may report a covered housing provider’s violations of these rights and seek additional assistance, if needed, by contacting or filing a complaint with the U.S. Housing and Development San Antonio Field Office.
For Additional Information
You may view a copy of HUD’s final VAWA rule at: VAWA Rule
For help regarding an abusive relationship, you may call the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-7233 or, for persons with hearing impairments, 1-800-787-3224 (TTY), or contact: Comal County Crisis Center.