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Combined Manual


SNAP ASSISTANCE STANDARDS

ISSUE DATE: 10/2014
Revision #9

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


SNAP:

Determine the proper assistance standard based on the size of the unit. When determining unit size, use the number of people in the unit in the payment month. See 0014 (Assistance Units). Use the Monthly Assistance Standards below to determine the net income limit for the unit. Also see 0019.06 (Gross Income Limits).

Elderly/disabled units with income above 165% of FPG must have enough deductions to be at or below the net income standard below. For the 165% FPG table, see 0019.06 (Gross Income Limits).

UNIT SIZE

ASSISTANCE STANDARD (100% of Federal Poverty Guidelines (FPG))

1

$973

2

$1,311

3

$1,650

4

$1,988

5

$2,326

6

$2,665

7

$3,003

8

$3,341

Each add'l member

$339


To determine the benefit level, see the Thrifty Food Plan values in 0022.12.01 (How to Calculate Benefit Level - SNAP/MSA/GRH).


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