Clifton BOE Offices   745 Clifton Avenue, Clifton, New Jersey 07013    973-470-2300

McKinney-Vento Act

The Definition of Homelessness

  • Sharing housing due to loss of housing, economic hardship or a similar reason. 
  • Living in a hotel, motel, trailer park or camping grounds due to lack of alternative, adequate housing.
  • Living in a public or private place not designated for, or normally used as, a regular sleeping accommodation for human beings
  • Living in cars, parks, public spaces, abandoned buildings, substandard housing, bus or train stations, or similar places.

If you are experiencing any of these situations please call Jessica Tremble, Homeless Liaison at