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2012 Edition

national industry 624221

Temporary Shelters


This U.S. industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in providing (1) short term emergency shelter for victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, or child abuse and/or (2) temporary residential shelter for homeless individuals or families, runaway youth, and patients and families caught in medical crises. These establishments may operate their own shelters or may subsidize housing using existing homes, apartments, hotels, or motels.

The immediate parent of national industry 624221 is international industry 62422: Community Housing Services

2012 NAICS Edition Cross References

  • Establishments primarily engaged in providing emergency shelter for victims of domestic or international disasters or conflicts are classified in Industry 624230, Emergency and Other Relief Services.


The NAICS editions in which this code was present are indicated below. In the event that a code was changed from the prior edition the equivalent value in that edition is provided for reference.

Edition Existed Equivalent Value
2002 624221
2007 624221
2012 624221
2017 624221
2022 624221

Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) Mappings

  1. 8322 - Individual and Family Social Services

Insurance Industry Mappings

The US Property and Casualty Insurance Industry may use the following classification descriptions which might encompass national industry 624221, Temporary Shelters:

  1. community food and housing and emergency and other relief service
  2. community housing service
  3. family shelter settlement house mission halfway house
  4. halfway house settlement house mission family shelter
  5. health care and social assistance
  6. individual and family social service
  7. mission settlement house family shelter halfway house
  8. settlement or mission house family shelter halfway house
  9. shelter or halfway house residential nonmedical de
  10. social assistance
  11. temporary shelter


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