Definition of Homeless
Definition of Homeless from SHA's Admissions and Continued Occupancy Policy (Terminology Appendix, p. 24):
An applicant household that:
· Is living on the street, in an emergency shelter, or in a transitional housing facility; or
· Is an active client of a case-management program serving the homeless; or
· Has met one of these two conditions within the 12-month period prior to their eligibility determination.
Applicants living temporarily with family and/or friends are not considered homeless for the purpose of claiming priority under this policy.