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adjective as in without permanent shelter


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In August, activists protested outside the mayor’s Mission Hills home holding signs that, according to the Union-Tribune, urged the mayor to “end police terror on the houseless” and “stop the sweeps.”

In the same year, the city’s new Citizen Task Force on Homelessness implemented a program that sends mental health professionals to aid during non-emergency calls, connecting houseless individuals to city services and housing opportunities.

Like that unknown mother, she too had become a houseless wanderer, seeking for a home and shelter from a hard unfeeling world.

Let him but acknowledge you, Norman, and he may turn me out upon the world houseless and a beggar, and I will bless him for it!

But to tamper with their dialect, or to take it from them, would be to leave them houseless and exposed in their daily business.

Yet one can hardly associate sparrows with marshes, for they seem out of place in houseless, treeless, half-submerged stretches.

He has ruined my poor old friend; he will soon leave him houseless, and he threatens to leave him almost friendless too.

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On this page you'll find 9 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to houseless, such as: homeless, unhoused, unsheltered, destitute, displaced, and dispossessed.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.