Transitional Housing [HUD] Law and Legal Definition

Pursuant to 24 CFR 91.5 [Title 24 Housing and Urban Development; Subtitle A Office of the Secretary, Department of Housing and Urban Development; Part 91 Consolidated Submissions for Community Planning and Development Programs; Subpart A General], the term Transitional Housing means “a project that is designed to provide housing and appropriate supportive services to homeless persons to facilitate movement to independent living within 24 months, or a longer period approved by HUD. For purposes of the HOME program, there is no HUD-approved time period for moving to independent living.”