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Reentry Resource Center - New York

Serving People from Arrest to Reintegration

Domestic Violence Priority for NYCHA Public Housing and Section 8

Wednesday July 23 , 2008

  • By: Community Service Society/The Center for Benefits and Services
  • Time: 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
  • Location:
    105 East 22nd Street, 4th Floor
    New York, NY
  • Contact:
    Migdalia Molina
    Community Service Society/The Center for Benefits and Services
    212-614-5497
  • Website: www.cssny.org

Registration required Cost: $40.00 Learn how domestic violence victims can qualify for a priority status when applying for NYCHA and/or Section 8. Learn what the criteria is for new applicants seeking a priority and how an existing tenant or voucher holder can qualify for an emergency transfer. Learn tips for effective advocacy and other best practices when submitting applications. Learn about potential obstacles to successful applications such as immigration issues or criminal backgrounds. Learn about the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) and the protections offered to victims of domestic violence residing in public housing facing eviction.

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