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Eligibility Rules and Regulations

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Eligibility Rules and Regulations Eligibility Rules and Regulations HSM 240 6/11/11 By: Matt VanSickle
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Eligibility Rules and Regulations For the eligibility rules for the NYC Department of the Homeless there are many stipulations and rules. Families with a viable housing option will not be determined eligible for shelter services. You instead may be able to qualify for one of the much homelessness prevention programs that assist families in retaining their existing housing. If you already are homeless and preventive assistance cannot help you keep your existing housing, DHS will provide temporary emergency shelter in a safe environment. Before being placed in shelter, however, your family must be found eligible. In order for you and your family to be found eligible, DHS must verify that your family is in immediate need of temporary emergency shelter. DHS will conduct an investigation to determine whether there is any other safe and appropriate place for you and your family to stay, even temporarily. To aid the investigation, you should provide any documents that will help investigators understand why you now are homeless. Examples include: eviction papers,
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  • Spring '11
  • ShellyMcDowell
  • Homeless shelter, Safe Environment, eligibility rules, NYC Department of the Homeless, temporary emergency shelter

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