HUD Programs: Violence Against Women Act Conforming Amendments (73 F.R. 72336)

This interim rule conforms HUD’s regulations to the self-implementing Violence Against Women Act’s (VAWA) provisions for families applying for or receiving rental assistance under HUD’s public housing and tenant- and project-based Section 8 programs. [Download.] The effective date is December 29, 2008, but comments may be submitted through January 27, 2009. Meliah Schultzman ( of the National Housing Law Project is coordinating comment submission for members of the Housing Justice Network and other interested tenant/housing advocates.