Housing Instability includes:628x471

• Severe rent burden

• Poor housing quality (inadequate housing)

• Overcrowding

• Shared housing (sub families) 

• Forced displacement 

• Homelessness


 

Housing instability may be evidenced by:


Frequent moves because of economic reasons

Living in the home of another

Being evicted

Living in a hotel or motel

Living in severely overcrowded housing

Living in housing associated with characteristics of instability and an increased risk of homelessness

Homeless, but not qualifying for assistance due to differing definitions of homelessness by the US Department of Housing and Urban Development and other federal departments



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