1 (1) Individual or family who lacks a fixed, regular, and adequate nighttime residence, meaning: Category Literally (i) Has a primary nighttime residence that is a public or 1 HOMELESS private place not meant for human habitation;. (ii) Is living in a publicly or privately operated shelter designated to provide temporary living arrangements (including congregate shelters, transitional housing, and hotels and motels paid for by charitable organizations or by federal, state and local government programs); or (iii) Is exiting an institution where (s)he has resided for 90 days or less and who resided in an emergency shelter or place not meant for human habitation immediately before entering that institution DEFINING HOMELESS . (2) Individual or family who will imminently lose their primary nighttime residence, provided that: CRITERIA FOR. Category Imminent Risk of (i) Residence will be lost within 14 days of the date of 2 Homelessness application for HOMELESS assistance.
2 (ii) No subsequent residence has been identified; and (iii) The individual or family lacks the resources or support networks needed to obtain other permanent housing (3) Unaccompanied youth under 25 years of age, or families with children and youth, who do not otherwise qualify as HOMELESS HOMELESS under under this definition, but who: Category other Federal (i) Are defined as HOMELESS under the other listed federal 3. statutes statutes;. (ii) Have not had a lease, ownership interest, or occupancy agreement in permanent housing during the 60 days prior to the HOMELESS assistance application;. (iii) Have experienced persistent instability as measured by two moves or more during in the preceding 60 days; and (iv) Can be expected to continue in such status for an extended period of time due to special needs or barriers (4) Any individual or family who: (i) Is fleeing, or is attempting to flee, domestic violence.
3 Category Fleeing/ (ii) Has no other residence; and 4 Attempting to (iii) Lacks the resources or support networks to obtain other Flee DV permanent housing Written observation by the outrea outreacch h worker; or Certification Written by by referral theanother individual or h housin housing he gead ad or of household service seeking provider; or Category 1 Literal Literallyly assistance stating Certification by thethat (s)he was individual or h liliv he eving ingofonhousehold ad the streets or in seeking Category 1 Liter Lite Home rally Homelessally shelter; orstating that (s)he was living assistance ing on the streets or in Home HOMELESS less Written observation by the outreach shelter; ch worker; or Written referral by another housi housin ng or service provider;. provi or Printed record from HMIS or For individuals exiting an institutio anot anoth institution h er community database n one of the forms of evidence above and: For o individuals exiting discharge an institutio paperwork wnritten/oral one of the or written/oral formsor referral, of evidence above and o written discharge record of intakepa pap perwork orker's or worker's w a written due diligenceorto oral referral from obtain social above worker,an evidence ccaase and dsecertification manager orbyother appropriate officialthat individual att the theyinstituti institutio exitedon, n, stating the beginning institution inst and end dates of the time residing in the institution A court order resulting from an evictio eviction n action notifying the DEFINITION OFREQUIREMENTS.
4 A court order resulting from an evictio eviction n action notifying the individual or family that they must leav leave e;; or individual or family that they must lea leavve; or Category 2 Imminent Imminent Risk of For individual and families leaving a ho hottel or motel evidence motel Imminen Imminent Risk of For individual leaving a hotel or motel evidence that they lack Homelessn Homelessness ess that they lack the financial resources to stay; or HOMELESS . Homele Homelessness ssness the financial resources to stay; or A documented and verified oral stateme tement; nt; and A documented and verified oral state statem ment; ent; and (Recordkeeping requirements). Certification that no subsequent reside residen nce ce has been identified;. Certification that no subsequent resid reside ence has been identified;. and and Self-certification certification or other written docu docummentation entation that the Self-certification or other written documentation that the individual lack the financial resources aannd d support necessary to individual lack the financial resources and and support necessary to obtain permanent housing obtain permanent housing Certification Certificationby bythe thenonprofit individualororstate headoofor flocal government household that seeking RECORDKEEPING.
5 The individual or head of household assistance that (s)he met the CRITERIA o see king assistance met off homelessness under the HOMELESS Homele Homelessssunder HOMELESS under CRITERIA of homelessness under another federal statute; and Category Category33 another federal statutes; and other Feederal deral other Federal Certification Certificationof bynothePHindividual in last 60or days;. headaan nd odf household, and any of statuttes statu ete ute Certification by the individual available supporting or head tth documentation, ohat fat household, and anythree (s)he has moved available supporting or more times in thedocumentation, past 90 days; and that (s)he has moved two t or more times in theofpast Documentation 60 days;. disability or 2and or more barriers to Documentation employment of special needs or 2 o orr more barriers Forvictim For domestic violence service providers: providers: Anoral oo An oralstatement statementby bythe theindividual individualoor orrhead headofofhousehold household Category44.
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7 Or by the case casew self -certification orker. Where the or by the safety caseworker. of the individual Where the safety or family is not of th the jeop jeopa erdized, individual ardized, or family is the oral not jeopardized, statement must bethe oral statement verified; and must be verified;. verified and Certificationby ooCertification bythe theindividual individual ual or or hea headd of head of household household that no subsequent residence subsequent residence has has been been iden identtified; and Self-certification, certification,or ooSelf-certification, orother other written written dod doocumentation, ccumentation, ume that the individualor individual orfamily familylacks lacksthe thefinancia financi financiaall lresources resourcesandandsupport support networksto networks toobtain obtainother other permanent permanen permanentt housing.