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Help for Domestic Violence Victims living in Federally Subsidized or Public Housing

Domestic Violence & Abuse, Housing Assistance & Subsidized Housing

Last updated on 08/23/2021 at 4:19 pm


Watch this video to learn your rights under the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) if you live in federally subsidized housing or have a Section 8 voucher. This video covers federal laws, so the information is true no matter what state you live in.  This video provides basic information.  If you have questions about your own situation you should talk to a lawyer.  You can apply for help from Legal Aid of West Virginia to see if we can assist you.