Students who lack a fixed, regular, or adequate nighttime shelter or live in any of the conditions below may qualify for services as a displaced student.
If the student lives in one of these situations, the following is NOT required to enroll in or attend school:
The student may also:
The Term “Homeless Children and Youths”–
(A) means individuals who lack a fixed, regular, and adequate nighttime residence (Within the Meaning of Section 103(a)(1)); and
(I) children and youths who are sharing the housing of other persons due to loss of housing, economic hardship, or a similar reason; are living in motels, hotels, trailer parks, or camping grounds due to the lack of alternative adequate accommodations; are living in emergency or transitional shelters; or are abandoned in hospitals;*
(Ii) children and youths who have a primary nighttime residence that is a public or private place not designed for or ordinarily used as a regular sleeping accommodation for human beings (within the meaning of section 103(a)(2)(c));
(Iii) children and youths who are living in cars, parks, public spaces, abandoned buildings, substandard housing, bus or train stations, or similar settings; and