Information is empowering! This section is aimed at helping survivors have the information they need to address issues and challenges they may face as they pursue their housing goals.
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Know Your Rights: Survivors of Domestic Violence - Your Rights in Private or Public Housing
This web page provides basic information about housing protections provided for by federal law.
State Law Guide: Housing Protections for Victims of Domestic and Sexual Violence
A brief compendium of state, local, and federal laws providing housing protections for survivors.
Housing Rights For Victims of Domestic & Sexual Violence
This brochure provides information for survivors and their advocates about housing protections available through federal law and through Illinois' Safe Home Act.
Housing Rights: What You Need to Know If You are a Victim of Violence
Fact sheet on VAWA protections for survivors.
Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity
The mission of the Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity (FHEO) is to eliminate housing discrimination, promote economic opportunity, and achieve diverse, inclusive communities. This website provides rich information about these rights for consumers, and includes a link to file a fair housing complaint online.
Safety Planning: A Guide for Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Individuals Who are Experiencing Intimate Partner Violence
This tool is designed specifically for transgender and gender non-conforming survivors of intimate partner violence. Its aim is to help survivors identify ways of being more prepared to keep themselves (and children and pets), safe.
Dealing with the Effects of Trauma - A Self-Help Guide
This booklet is designed to help determine if traumatic experiences may be causing some or all of the difﬁcult symptoms a person is experiencing. It provides some simple and safe things that can help promote healing from the effects of trauma.
Financial Tips for Survivors
Six tips for domestic violence victims and survivors who are seeking to secure their financial future.
Moving Ahead Through Financial Management Curriculum
NNEDV's Moving Ahead Through Financial Management Curriculum addresses financial abuse, financial fundamentals and foundations, mastering credit, budgeting strategies, and short-term planning.