Category 4: Fleeing/Attempting to Flee Domestic Violence

What is Homeless Category 4: Fleeing/Attempting to Flee Domestic Violence (§ 578.3)?

Any individual or family who:

  1. Is fleeing, or is attempting to flee, domestic violence;
  2. Has no other residence; and
  3. Lacks the resources or support networks to obtain other permanent housing

Note: For the purposes of this binder, “Domestic Violence” includes dating violence, sexual assault, stalking, and other dangerous or life-threatening conditions that relate to violence against the individual or family member that either takes place in, or him or her afraid to return to, their primary nighttime residence (including human trafficking).

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