Homelessness The Stewart McKinney Act of 1987 defines a homeless person as Aone who lacks a fixed permanent nighttime residence, or whose nighttime residence is a temporary shelter, welfare hotel or any public or private place not designated as sleeping accommodations for human [email protected]
(583). Included in the homeless population are people who stay with
friends or family for a short period of time and then decide to find shelter on the streets because of conflict with
the people whom they are sta...