Violence Against Women Act - VAWA



 Violence Against Women Act Notice of Protection 

Information for Applicants, Tenants, and Affiliated Individuals

The Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) provides protections for victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, or stalking. VAWA protections are not only available to women, but are available equally to all individuals regardless of sex, gender identity, or sexual orientation.2 The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is the Federal agency that oversees that Glendale Community Housing Division (CHD) is in compliance with VAWA. This notice explains your rights under VAWA. A HUD-approved certification form is attached to this notice. You can fill out this form to show that you are or have been a victim of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, or stalking, and that you wish to use your rights under VAWA.”

ENC/ Form HUD-5380 Notice of Occupancy Rights Under the Violence Against Women Act
ENC/ Form HUD-5382 Certification of Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, or Stalking, And Alternate Documentation

You may report a covered housing provider’s violations of these rights and seek additional assistance, if needed, by contacting or filing a complaint with Community Legal Services at (602) 258-3434 or U.S. Housing and Development Field Office at (602) 379-7100.

For Additional Information

For help regarding an abusive relationship, you may call the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-7233 or, for persons with hearing impairments, 1-800-787-3224 (TTY). You may also contact The City of Glendale Family Advocacy Center – Glendale Police Department at (623) 930-3030.

For tenants who are or have been victims of stalking seeking help may visit the National Center for Victims of Crime’s Stalking Resource Center at Victims of Crime

 For help regarding sexual assault, you may contact The Center Against Sexual Abuse (CASA) at (602) 254-6400.

 Victims of stalking seeking help may contact The Stalking Resource Center at 855-4-VICTIM (855-484-2846).

A directory of service providers and emergency shelters in Arizona, can be found at the following website: Domestic Violence Contracts Directory