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HUD Rural Housing Stability Program Proposed Rule

On March 27, 2013, the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) published a proposed rule for the Rural Housing Stability Program (RHSP) that includes a new definition of chronic homelessness. Under the proposed rule, an individual who has experienced ...
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Criteria for Definition of At-Risk of Homelessness

For individuals and families who do not meet the definition of ‘‘homeless’’ under any of the categories established in the Homeless Definition final rule, the McKinney-Vento Act was amended to allow homeless prevention assistance to be provided to persons who ...
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Recordkeeping Requirements Under New Homeless Definition

This two-page document from HUD provides a high-level overview of the new homeless definition by outlining the criteria for defining homelessness and the recordkeeping requirements based on four categories under which individuals and families may qualify as homeless. These categories ...
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SHP, SPC, and ESG Eligibility Under New Homeless Definition

This document from HUD provides a high-level overview of eligibility for the Supportive Housing Program, Shelter Plus Care Program, and Emergency Solutions Grants program by Category of Homelessness under the new definition of homelessness. These categories include: 1) literally homeless; ...
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TAC Summary of New Homeless Definition

On May 20, 2009, President Obama signed the Homeless Emergency and Rapid Transition to Housing (HEARTH) Act of 2009 into law. The HEARTH Act expands and clarifies the definition of homelessness for the Emergency Solutions Grant and Continuum of Care ...
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Summary of Changes to Definition of Homelessness

The National Alliance to End Homelessness published a summary and analysis of the changes to the definition of homelessness under the HEARTH Act. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) published the final regulation on December 5, which ...
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HEARTH "Homeless" Definition Final Rule

On November 15, 2011, the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) released the final regulation on the definition of homelessness.  This final rule integrates the regulation for the definition of “homeless,” and the corresponding recordkeeping requirements, for the Emergency ...
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Analysis of Changes in the HUD Definition of Homeless

The National Alliance to End Homelessness has published an analysis of the proposed regulation from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) changing the definition of homelessness. The analysis finds that HUD's proposed changes track closely with the Homeless ...