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

Date Published: May 2012

Description

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.

Resource Links

The Homeless Definition and Eligibility for SHP, SPC, and ESG (PDF)

Program:
  • ESG: Emergency Solutions Grants Program
  • S+C: Shelter Plus Care Program
  • SHP: Supportive Housing Program
Resource Approver:
  • HUD Approved
Author Organization:
  • HUD
Topic:
  • Program Requirements
    • Definition of Homelessness
    • Participant Eligibility