Emancipation and Ages for Moving Out

How old does a teen have to be to move out?


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Without parental permission, 18 in most states. In some states you can get emancipated, which allows you to move out, but you have to show that you can support yourself. Many teens have found that there is no age requirement as evidenced by the fact that more than 25% of the homeless are under 18.