Transitional Housing Toolkit
Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) 2013
The Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) was renewed in 2013, expanding services and protections for all victims including immigrants, LGBT victims, public housing residents, tribal women, and youth.
This NNEDV VAWA 2013 summary outlines all of the changes that were made in this version of the law. For changes specific to housing protections, visit the Legal Information & Resources > Housing Rights for Survivors section of this toolkit.