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For proof of homelessness or at risk of becoming homeless:

According to the DHS, housing instability is evidenced by the following:

  • Homeless, An individual or family is considered homeless when they lack a fixed, adequate nighttime residence; or
  • Currently transitioning, or has recently transitioned, from an institution or licensed or registered setting (registered housing with services facility, board and lodge, boarding care, adult foster care or community residential setting, hospital, Intermediate Care Facility for persons with Developmental Disabilities (ICF/DD), intensive residential treatment services (IRTS), the Minnesota Security Hospital, nursing facility, regional treatment center); or
  • At risk of homelessness, an individual or family is at risk of homelessness when:
    • The individual or family is faced with a situation or set of circumstances likely to cause the household to become homeless, including but not limited to: doubled-up living arrangements where the individual’s name is not on a lease, living in a condemned building without a place to move, having arrears in rent or utility payments, receiving an eviction notice without a place to move or living in temporary or transitional housing that carries time limits; or
    • The person, previously homeless, will be discharged from a correctional, medical, mental health or substance use disorder treatment center and lacks sufficient resources to pay for housing, and does not have a permanent place to live; would be at risk of homelessness if housing services were removed
  • At risk of institutionalization – meets an institutional level of care/eligible for the following waivers:
    • Brain Injury (BI)
    • Community Access for Disability Inclusion (CADI)
    • Community Alternative Care (CAC)
    • Developmental Disability (DD)
    • Elderly Waiver (EW)

For proof of Assessments for Housing Stabilization Services:

Either a PSN or a MnCHOICES Assessment or a Coordinated Entry or Community Service and Support Plan will be needed and must be current that is within 12 months at the time of application from the time it was initially done.