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HUD Releases Clarification on the Definition of Homelessness for Children & Youth

Thursday, October 09, 2014

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has released a document clarifying how children and youth qualify for HUD's homeless assistance grant programs, particularly emergency shelter. The document is intended to assist providers and stakeholders that serve homeless youth and have questions about eligibility, providing an overview of HUD's definition of homelessness, how it affects eligibility for emergency shelter and other resources, and the documentation that HUD requires.

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