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(of a person) Without a home, and therefore typically living on the streets,
  1. (of a person) Without a home, and therefore typically living on the streets
    • - the plight of young homeless people
    • - charities for the homeless

  1. someone unfortunate without housing; "a homeless was found murdered in Central Park"
  2. without nationality or citizenship; "stateless persons"
  3. dispossessed: physically or spiritually homeless or deprived of security; "made a living out of shepherding dispossed people from one country to another"- James Stern
  4. poor people who unfortunately do not have a home to live in; "the homeless became a problem in the large cities"
  5. (homelessness) the state or condition of having no home (especially the state of living in the streets)
  6. Homeless is a documentary film by Mahmoud Shoolizadeh.
  7. Homelessness is the condition and social category of people without a regular house or dwelling because they cannot afford, do not desire, or are otherwise unable to maintain regular, safe, and adequate housing, or lack "fixed, regular, and adequate nighttime residence. ...
  8. (Homelessness) the condition of living without permanent home or shelter and relying on temporary means of shelter.
  9. (Homelessness) A social condition referring to the people who have no secure long term home. Decribes people who:
  10. (Homelessness) Not a clear and common definition (because no definitive European level statistics yet). But agreement upon the fact that it includes a range of problems:
  11. (Homelessness) The state of being without a permanent and fixed place of residence that one can return to whenever they choose. Homelessness can be chronic (i.e., ongoing or continuous for more than one year) or episodic (i.e. ...
  12. (Homelessness) people who are homeless fall into three broad groups, that is, those who are:
  13. (homelessness) Obdachlosigkeit - 1 miss
  14. (homelessness) going into pabbajjā (q.v.). Cf. Progress of the disciple.
  15. Homelessness means not having a home. You don't have to be living on the street to be homeless - even if you have a roof over your head you can still be without a home. This may be because you don't have any rights to stay where you live or your home is unsuitable for you.
  16. A person who lives on the street or in a shelter for the homeless.
  17. Persons from countries that do not have an American Embassy or Consulate where they can apply for immigrant visas are “homeless.”  For example, the United States Government does not have an embassy in Iran.  Residents of Iran are “homeless” for visa purposes.
  18. Those who do not have safe, affordable, appropriate, permanent housing to which they can return whenever they choose.
  19. Clients with no fixed address, including shelters.
  20. As defined by the Food Stamp Program, an applicant is considered homeless if he or she 1) has no place to sleep; 2) lives in a shelter or halfway house; 3) lives in someone else’s home temporarily (fewer than 90 days); or 4) lives in a doorway, lobby, bus station, or some other place where ...
  21. (HUD Definition): (1) an individual who lacks a fixed, regular, and adequate nighttime residence; or (2) an individual who has a primary nighttime residence that is: (A) a supervised publicly or privately operated shelter designed to provide temporary living accommodations (including welfare ...
  22. means as the term is defined in 42 U.S.C. 11302. "
  23. Given a wide interpretation to include not only "not having a roof over your head" but also being under threat of eviction, living inappropriately in an institution, sharing with friends or family, etc.
  24. A person who lacks a fixed and regular nighttime residence. The general public tends to think of “homeless” as persons living on the streets, whereas it can include persons living involuntarily with a friend or family member, living in a car, etc.—anyone without a fixed address.
  25. People or families living without a house or apartment.