NAHMA HUD Update: HUD Requests Comments on Revisions to VAWA Forms;VAWA Training Materials Available

August 7, 2017

Below, please find information from HUD regarding trainings for the recent VAWA Final Rule. The archived webcast and training slides for the August 1st training (VAWA Final Rule from HUD/PBCA Perspective) are now available online.

In addition, HUD is seeking public comments on proposed revisions to the four VAWA forms to more closely align with the VAWA regulation and to clarify language:

  • Form HUD–5380: Notice of Occupancy Rights Under the Violence Against Women Act
  • Form HUD–5381: Model Emergency Transfer Plan for Victims of Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, Sexual Assault, or Stalking
  • Form HUD–5382: Certification of Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, Sexual Assault, or Stalking, and Alternate Documentation
  • Form HUD–5383: Emergency Transfer Request for Certain Victims of Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, Sexual Assault, or Stalking

To read the proposed revisions, please click here or view the attachment. The revised forms are published for comment only and should not be used.

Please send us your comments on the proposed VAWA form revisions by Wednesday, September 27, 2017.


VAWA Update




Link to August 1 VAWA Training Now Available


You can now watch the archived Multifamily Housing VAWA broadcasts on YouTube –



Both the August 1 and July 26 training slides are available here.


Seeking Public Comment on Revised VAWA Forms


HUD has posted a 60-day Federal Register notice, seeking public comments on our Information Collection package for the four VAWA forms issued with the VAWA final rule (forms 5380, 5381, 5382, and 5383). HUD proposed revisions to each of the forms and they are part of the 60-day notice.  You may submit comments online on the proposed changes.  These forms are published for comment only.  The forms are not final and should not be used at this time. The 60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Implementation of the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013 is available here.