Definition

  • McKinney-Vento Education Definition of Homeless

    Children and youth who lack a fixed, regular, and adequate nighttime residence:

    • Sharing the housing of other persons due to the loss of housing, economic hardship, or similar reason
    • Living in motels, hotels, trailer parks, or camp grounds, due to the lack of alternative adequate accommodations
    • Living in emergency or transitional shelters, or are abandoned in hospitals