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    The definition of Homelessness in the United States

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    How does the United States Government define Homelessness?

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    According to the Stewart B. McKinney Act, 42 U.S.C. § 11301, et seq. (1994), a person is considered homeless who "lacks a fixed, regular, and adequate night-time residence and; and... has a primary night time residency that is: (A) a supervised publicly or privately operated shelter designed to provide temporary living accomodations... (B) an institution that provides a temporary ...

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    This solution provides a working definition of homelessness in the United States of America.