Chronically Homeless Tool: Disability

Does the client have a disability that meets HUD’s definition of a disability?

NOTE: HUD considers disabilities to be physical, mental, chronic, substance abuse or learning disorders, including HIV/AIDS. The condition:

  • Must be long continuing or of indefinite duration; AND
  • Must substantially impede the individual’s ability to live independently; AND
  • Could be improved by the provision of more suitable housing conditions