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 halfway house or similar facility(g) that provides temporary residence. When the facility provides meals, see Residents of an Institution.
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, the following:
Bus station
See Homeless – NA for policy and procedures regarding NA homeless budgetary units.