Domestic Violence/DV Protections Resources

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California

California Civ. Code § 1946.7

2019 | Domestic Violence/DV Protections, Fair Housing/Housing Discrimination, Housing, Lease Termination


STATUS: Enacted

This law allows victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, human trafficking, or abuse of an elder or a dependent adult to terminate a tenancy without penalty given that they provide proper documentation.

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California

California Code Civ. Proc. § 1161.3 (Amended by AB 2413)

2018 | Domestic Violence/DV Protections, Fair Housing/Housing Discrimination, Housing, Lease Termination


STATUS: Enacted

This law prohibits landlords from terminating or failing to renew a lease of victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, human trafficking, or abuse of an elder or a dependent adult.

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Arizona

HB 2651 (Amending Ariz. rev. stat. Ann. § 33-1318)

2018 | Domestic Violence/DV Protections, Fair Housing/Housing Discrimination, Housing, Lease Termination, Lock Changes


STATUS: Enacted

This bill extended provisions for domestic violence survivors to break their leases without penalty to sexual assault survivors.

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Arkansas

Arkansas Code. Ann. § 18-16-112

2009 | Domestic Violence/DV Protections, Fair Housing/Housing Discrimination, Housing, Lock Changes


STATUS: Enacted

This law both prohibits housing discrimination on the basis of a tenant's status as a domestic abuse survivor and requires landlords to change the locks at the survivor's request.

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Delaware

Delaware Code Tit. 19, Ch. 7, § 710

2015 | Domestic Violence/DV Protections, Employment, Employment Accommodations, Employment Discrimination


STATUS: Enacted

This law bans employment discrimination on the basis of survivor status and requires employers to provide reasonable safety accommodations in the workplace.

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Connecticut

Connecticut Gen Stat § 54-85b (2012)

2012 | Domestic Violence/DV Protections, Employment, Employment Discrimination


STATUS: Enacted

This law bans employment discrimination on the basis of survivor status.

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Connecticut

Connecticut Public Act 10-144, Conn. Gen. Stat. Sec. 31-51ss

2010 | Domestic Violence/DV Protections, Employment, Safe Leave


STATUS: Enacted

This law provides 12 days of safe leave for survivors of domestic violence, for reasons associated with this status. Employers may request documentation of these reasons.

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Colorado

Colorado Rev. Stat. § 24-34-402.7

2016 | Domestic Violence/DV Protections, Employment, Safe Leave


STATUS: Enacted

This law requires employers to provide leave to survivors of domestic violence for reasons associated with this status.

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California

California Labor Code §§ 230 & 230.1; 245-249 & 2810.5.

| Domestic Violence/DV Protections, Employment, Employment Accommodations, Safe Leave


STATUS: Enacted

These law requires employers to provide leave to survivors of domestic violence for reasons associated with this status.

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