PM 06-04-02: Definition of Homeless (SNAP)

WAG 06-04-02

A person is considered homeless if they lack a fixed and regular nighttime residence or if their main nighttime residence is:

  • a supervised shelter that provides temporary accommodations; or
  • a halfway house or similar facility that provides temporary residence for persons intended to be institutionalized; or
  • a place not normally recognized as a place to sleep (a hallway, bus station, library, car, etc.); or
  • a temporary stay in the residence of another person. Persons are considered homeless for no more than 90 days when they are residing temporarily in the home of another person.