.01 Homeless Definition
A homeless budgetary unit is defined as a budgetary unit in which all participants meet one of the following criteria:
 
They do not have a fixed or regular nighttime residence.
The participants have as their primary nighttime residence one of the following:
A supervised shelter designed to provide temporary shelter to homeless persons.
A half-way house or similar institution that provides temporary residence. When the institution provides meals and the participant does not have the obligation to pay shelter costs see Residents of Institutions – NA.
A rent free accommodation in the residence of another person for not more than 90 days.
A place not designed, or ordinarily used, for sleeping. This includes, but is not limited to, a car, bus station, hallway, park, sidewalk, etc.