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0019.09 —  GIT FOR SEPARATE ELDERLY DISABLED UNITS ISSUE DATE    10/2013


MFIP, WB, DWP, MSA, GA, GRH:
No provisions.


SNAP:

Disabled people who are 60 or older, and are unable to buy and prepare food separately, have the option of certification with the unit they would ordinarily be in, or forming a separate unit with their spouse. To be certified separately, the gross income of people remaining in the non-elderly/disabled unit cannot exceed these limits:

PEOPLE REMAINING IN THE UNIT
INCOME LIMITS (165% of FPG)
1
$1,580
2
$2,133
3
$2,686
4
$3,239
5
$3,791
6
$4,344
7
$4,897
8
$5,450
Each add'l member
$553

Also see 0012.15 (Incapacity and Disability Determinations), 0014 (Assistance Units).

For gross income test (GIT) limits for categorical eligible units and non-categorical eligible units, see 0019.06 (Gross Income Limits).

To determine whether a unit is categorically eligible, see 0013.06 (SNAP Categorical Eligibility/Ineligibility).

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