Federal Regulations and Definitions

Housing First and Rapid Re-housing:


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U. S. Department of Housing & Urban Development's Guidance and Definition of Persons Experiencing Homelessness:


Guidance on defining Homeless Youth especially where Emergency Solution Grant funds are being used. (October 2015)


Homeless Emergency Assistance and Rapid Transition to Housing (HEARTH): Defining “Homeless” Final Rule


HUD's Continuum of Care (CoC) July 12, 2012  Final  Interim Rule.


An overview of the Hearth Act.