Spouses are required to be in the assistance unit. See 0014.03 (Determining the Assistance Unit), 0014.03.03 (Determining the Cash Assistance Unit), 0014.06 (Who Must Be Excluded From Assistance Unit), 0016.03 (Income From Disqualified Unit Members), 0016.09 (Income From Ineligible Stepparents), 0016.15 (Income From Ineligible Parents).
SNAP, GA, GRH:
When a spouse who chooses not to apply for MSA lives with a client, part of that spouse's income may be considered available to the client. To determine the amount, follow the procedures in 0016.06 (Income From Ineligible Spouse of Unit Member).