Violence Against Women Act (VAWA)

If there are questions regarding the VAWA, please call 517-241-2560 or email our Compliance Monitoring Division.

Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) For LIHTC Projects:

LIHTC projects must comply with VAWA.  The IRS has not issued specific rules on how to apply VAWA regulations at LIHTC projects.  HUD has issued guidance for its cover-programs.  Owners and management agents should review the policies, procedures, and forms developed by HUD in determining how to comply with VAWA at their LIHTC project(s).

Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) For HOME Projects:

HOME projects must comply with VAWA.  For emergency transfers the following MSHDA form must be completed and submitted to MSHDA for approval on MSHDA HOME assisted units:

Violence Against Women Act (VAWA):

Federal Register:


Link To HUD Website:

For any changes to the HUD Forms, please check the HUD Website.  The forms are currently located under the "Asset Management Quick Links" section.

Additional HUD VAWA Guidance for Owners and Management Agents

VAWA 2013 Lease Addendum