Housing And Battered Women: A Case Study of Domestic Violence Programs in Iowa

This paper describes the design, implementation and results of a survey of Iowa’s DV programs. Study goals were to describe housing services by DV programs and identify barriers battered women face in securing affordable housing.

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Housing and Battered Women: A Case Study of Domestic Violence Programs in Iowa by Amy Corriea (March 1999) by Amy Corriea describes the design, implementation and results of a case study conducted in 1997 of Iowa's domestic violence programs. The goals of the study were to describe the housing services currently provided to battered women by domestic violence programs, and identify barriers battered women face in securing affordable housing. The collaborative project received support from the University of Iowa - School of Social Work, the Iowa Coalition Against Domestic Violence, and the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence. A copy of the survey instrument is included in the Appendix.

This paper, published in March 1999, is one of a series of policy and practice papers from the Building Comprehensive Solutions to Domestic Violence initiative of the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence, a project of the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence.

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