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The Homeless Definition and Eligibility for SHP, SPC, and ESG

Date Published: May 2012

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This document provides a high-level overview of eligibility for the Supportive Housing Program, Shelter Plus Care Program, and Emergency Solutions Grants program by Category of Homelessness. These categories include: 1) literally homeless; 2) imminent risk of homelessness; 3) homeless under other Federal statues; and 4) fleeing/attempting to flee domestic violence. SHP and SPC eligibility information is on the first page and ESG eligibility information is on the second page.

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