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Who Qualifies?


The term “homeless children and youth” means...

A. Individuals who lack a fixed, regular, and
adequate nighttime residence; and
B. includes:
     i. Children and youths who are sharing the housing of
        other persons due to loss of housing, economic
        hardship, or a similar reason; are living in motels,
        hotels, trailer parks, or camping grounds due to the
        lack of alternative adequate accommodations; are
        living in emergency or transitional shelters; or are
        abandoned in hospitals;

    ii. Children and youths who have a primary nighttime
        residence that is a public or private place not
        designed for or ordinarily used as a regular sleeping
        accommodation for human beings;

   iii. Children and youths who are living in cars, parks,
        public spaces, abandoned buildings, substandard
        housing, bus or train stations, or similar settings;
    iv. Migratory children…who qualify as homeless for the
        purposes of this subtitle because the children are
        living in circumstances described in clauses (i)
        through (iii).