VAWA/Fair Housing Information

The Violence Against Women Act (“VAWA”) protects applicants, tenants, and program participants in certain HUD programs from being evicted, denied housing assistance, or terminated from housing assistance based on acts of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, or stalking against them. Despite the name of this law, VAWA protection is available to victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking, regardless of sex, gender identity, or sexual orientation.

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is the Federal agency that oversees that Lake Metropolitan Housing Authority (Lake MHA) is in compliance with VAWA. We have made available a form for certification of VAWA status:

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