HUD Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013 Guide
This notice provides guidance to Public Housing Agencies (PHAs) and owners on the requirements of the
Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013: Implementation in HUD Housing Programs, Final
Rule, published in the Federal Register on November 16, 2016, (81 Fed. Reg. 80724 (November 16, 2016))
(VAWA Final Rule) with respect to the Public Housing and Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) programs. This
notice does not encompass every aspect of the VAWA Final Rule and should be used in conjunction with the
VAWA Final Rule.
This notice supersedes HUD Notices PIH 2006-23, 2006-42, and 2007-5.
This notice also transmits an optional model Notice to Owners of Rights and Obligations under the Violence Against Women Act.