NewSale of Home Proceeds and Insurance Payments & Repairs

How are the proceeds from the sale of the home property or an insurance payment for home repairs considered in determining eligibility

NewAbsence from the Home: Temporary vs Permanent

Determining whether an absence is temporary or permanent.

NewCountable Property

Determining the countable value of property not associated with the home property

UpdatedSSP Best Practices

Answers to some common questions about the Debit Card/Direct Deposit for cash benefits

Primary and Secondary Cases (Companion Coding)

Instructions regarding Companion Coding

EA Screens & Companion Cases

Examples of EA Screens and Companion Cases

UpdatedLIHEAP Non-Participant Vendor – Direct Payment to the Client

Instructions for Direct Payments to Clients

One Third Reduction Rule

Instructions regarding One Third Reduction Rule for Someone Living with Another Household

Updated$20 General Income Exclusion

327:35-5-42(d)(1)and(5)(B) The General Income Exclusion (GIE) is a $20 per month income deduction. It is mostly used to bring down countable income that is barely over the standard, so the client can be eligible for a particular benefit. For QMB, SLMB and QI-1, the GIE can be used: First on unearned income If any of […]

Annual Report: Potential SSP Eligible Cases

How to handle cases on the Annual SSP List