California Tax Credit Allocation Committee LIHTC Owner/Management Agent Obligations: VAWA Reauthorization 2013


The Violence Against Women Act (“VAWA”) protects victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence, and stalking (“VAWA Crimes”) from discrimination in accessing and maintaining federally assisted housing because of the violence committed against them. In 2013, Congress expanded VAWA’s housing protections by covering additional federal housing programs, including the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit program (“LIHTC”).[1] This checklist outlines the obligations of LIHTC owners and their management agents (“O/As”) under VAWA.