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In May 2009, Congress passed the Homeless Emergency Assistance and Rapid Transtion to Housing (HEARTH) Act to update and reauthorize the Federal McKinney-Vento homelessness programs. The law made significant changes and has required substantial guidance from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

This document provides a summary of the status of the regulations and highlights key issues for domestic violence victims and advocates.