unhoused

adjective
un·housed | \ ˌən-ˈhau̇zd \

Definition of unhoused 

: not housed: such as

a : not having a dwelling place or shelter : homeless unhoused people … it re-creates the grammar, point of view and domestic economy of the unhoused life … —Jonathan Raban

b : not covered by a protective housing an unhoused electrical component

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Chronically unhoused residents can cost cities hundreds of thousands of dollars per year in emergency room visits and short-term care. Alissa Walker, Curbed, "Kaiser Permanente is investing $200 million to house Americans," 23 May 2018

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First Known Use of unhoused

circa 1616, in the meaning defined above

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