Revision 49 (01-01-21 through 12-31-21) : FAA2 Non-Financial Eligibility Factors
FAA2 Non-Financial Eligibility Factors
 
Added documentation requirements when verifying information from OnBase. (Effective with all applications received on or after 04/19/2021.)
 
Added two bullets regarding Drug Conviction and Voluntary Quit. Moved policy out of the Exception Box. (Effective with all applications received on or after 06/07/2021.)
 
Added a note regarding Central Office notification of positive test results. (Effective with all applications received on or after 05/03/2021.)
 
Added the Smart and Safe Arizona Act to clarify legal drug use of Marijuana for adults age 21 or over. (Effective with all applications received on or after 05/03/2021.)
 
Added additional fields for the ADDR screen to emphasize the requirement for keying accurate information. (Effective 04/26/2021)
 
Revised the Returned Mail Procedures for NA and CA. Removed the requirement to send a Change of Address (C008) notice to participants assigned to Simplified Reporting. (Effective with all actions taken on or after 05/24/2021)
 
Returned mail is received because information is keyed in the mailing address field. Provided clarification on how to key the Residential and Mailing Address fields on ADDR. (Effective 04/19/2021.)
 
Added what to do when a participant has no residential address. Added language for consistency. Removed Warning box. (Effective 04/19/2021.). Revised to indicate when the participant does not have a valid mailing address, before using General Delivery as a mailing address, the participant must be informed that General Delivery will be used. Added to assist participant in locating a USPS office with General Delivery. Added link to Homeless receiving Notices, which provides the directions about residency. Changed homeless to without a valid mailing address. (Effective with all interviews completed on or after 09/20/2021)
 
Added information regarding the disqualification of applicants convicted of certain felonies. This includes a felony involving aggravated sexual abuse, murder, a Federal or State offense involving sexual assault, or an offense under State law determined by the Attorney General to be substantially similar to the other offenses described. (Effective with all applications received on or after 04/19/2021.)
 
Removed verbiage from the WARNING and added it to a bullet then removed warning box. Added a note regarding staff not disqualifying the participant when they met the NA Drug Disqualification Removal criteria. Added a bullet to advise the participant that they may be able to remove the felony drug disqualification. (Effective 03/29/2021.)
 
New Policy
Added a new reference combining information on all Felony Conviction Disqualifications. This includes the new disqualification of applicants convicted of felonies involving aggravated sexual abuse, murder, a Federal or State offense involving sexual assault, or an offense under State law determined by the Attorney General to be substantially similar to the other offenses described. (Effective with all applications received on or after 04/19/2021.)
 
FAA2.E05 – Alert Codes
Removed Sentence for Staff with update capabilities can add change, change, or delete Alert codes because it is not a true statement. Re structured the first 2 paragraphs into one. Added a new sentence for who can remove alerts. Removed the warning box and used the language as policy. (Effective 05/17/2021)
 
Added a link to the outstanding overpayment verification. Removed warning added verbiage to policy. (Effective for eligibility determinations completed on or after 03/01/2021.)
 
FAA2.E06 – CA Sanctions
Rearranged the policy to include FAAs responsibility to impose progressive sanctions for the Hopi and Pasqua Yaqui Tribal TANF programs. (Effective 04/26/2021)
 
Added additional RESE screen purpose information. (Effective with all applications received on or after 02/01/2021)
 
Added three agencies licensed to assist DCS with the Fast Pass application process. (Effective with all applications received on or after 02/01/2021)
 
Included licensed agency specialist in the DCS Specialist title and verbiage. (Effective with all applications received on or after 02/01/2021)
 
Archived 01/11/2021
Archived 04/19/2021
Added new site code and case load information (Effective with all applications received on or after 02/01/2021) Added additional AZTECS RESE screen keying information. (Effective with all applications received on or after 02/01/2021)
 
Replaced CDS with DCS Fast Pass unit for registering CA KFC child only applications into AZTECS. (Effective with all applications received on or after 02/01/2021)
 
Added minors receiving UI information. Updated formatting. (Effective for all applications received on or after 03/22/2021)
 
Updated title for clarity. Changed responsibilities from Region to PST. Removed information about FNS Homeless Meal Providers and moved to appropriate policy. (Effective with all applications received on or after 02/01/2021)
 
Removed note regarding Homeless Meal Provision due to not relevant to this section. Updated new information regarding institutions list and removed reference to HEAplus. (Effective with all applications received on or after 03/08/2021)
 
Removed PST specific information, information has been moved to Policy Operations Manual. (Effective with all applications received on or after 03/08/2021)
 
Removed reference to HEAplus. Removed PST specific information, information has been moved to Policy Operations Manual. (Effective with all applications received on or after 03/08/2021)
 
Corrected name of FAA-0620A. Updated treatment center disqualification reasons to match Federal Regulations. Updated elevation procedures to include FAA-1789A. Updated disqualification steps to simplify information. Removed PST specific information, information was moved to Policy Operations Manual. Removed reference to HEAplus and added link to PST Institutions List. (Effective with all applications received on or after 03/08/2021)
 
Removed reference to HEAplus and added link to PST Institutions List. (Effective with all applications received on or after 03/08/2021)
 
Removed reference to HEAplus and added link to new institutions list. (Effective with all applications received on or after 03/08/2021)
 
Removed reference to HEAplus and added link to new institutions list. (Effective with all applications received on or after 03/08/2021)
 
Archived 02/01/2020
Archived 03/08/2021
Updated title for clarity. Changed responsibilities from Region to PST. Removed information about FNS Homeless Meal Providers and moved to appropriate policy. (Effective with all applications received on or after 02/01/2021) Removed reference to HEA and added instructions for new institutions List. (Effective with all applications received on or after 03/08/2021)
 
Added information about Homeless Meal providers. Changed all Region responsibilities to PST. (Effective with all applications received on or after 02/01/2021)
 
Removed reference to HEAplus, added information about new Institutions List. Removed PST specific information, information was moved to the Policy Operations Manual. (Effective with all applications received on or after 03/08/2021)
 
Added to inform homeless participant they need to have a valid mailing address or sign up for USPS General Delivery. Document a description of the location where the participant resides. (Effective with all interviews completed on or after 09/20/2021)
 
Archived 02/22/2021
Archived 03/08/2021
Archived 07/19/2021
Changed the order of the policy to begin with potentially eligible residents of institutions. Added a link to the definition of an institution. (Effective with all applications received on or after 02/22/2021). Updated title. Removed reference to HEAplus and added link to PST Institution List. (Effective with all applications received on or after 03/08/2021). Moved main rule to the top of the reference. Clarified function of PST Institution List. Added note regarding which facilities should be elevated. (Effective 07/19/2021)
 
 
FAA2.J06G.01 – Maintaining Institutions
Archived 03/08/2021
Archived 07/19/2021
Updated title. Removed reference to HEAplus and added link to new institutions list. Added note about which facilities to elevate to PST. Added information regarding client’s being eligible for NA. Removed PST specific information, information moved to Policy Operations Manual. (Effective with all applications received on or after 03/08/2021). Updated PST response time to match standard assignment length. Updated actions PST takes on elevations. Removed PST specific procedures regarding elevations. (Effective 07/19/2021)
 
Updated title. Added that staff must ensure the shelter is listed on the HEAplus institutions list. The Policy Support Team (PST) determines when the shelter meets all qualification requirements. Changed verbiage to match CFRs. Changed Region responsibilities to PST. (Effective with all applications received on or after 01/11/2021)
 
Added that the shelter meets the definition of a Domestic violence shelter when it severs only women and children who are domestic violence victims. Updated title. Updated verbiage to match CFRs. (Effective with all applications received on or after 01/11/2021)
 
Added that staff must ensure the shelter is listed on the HEAplus institutions list. The Policy Support Team (PST) determines when the shelter meets all qualification requirements. Combined policies and updated to match CFRs. (Effective with all applications received on or after 01/11/2021)
 
FAA2.J06H.03 – Domestic Violence Emergency Shelter Income/Resource Exceptions
Removed entire reference and combined with another reference. (Effective with all applications received on or after 01/11/2021)
 
FAA2.J06H.04 – Domestic Violence Processing Standards
Removed entire reference and combined with another reference. (Effective with all applications received on or after 01/11/2021)
 
FAA2.J06H.05 – Domestic Violence Emergency Shelter – Status of the Former Budgetary Unit
Removed entire reference and combined with another reference. (Effective with all applications received on or after 01/11/2021)
 
Added new reference for residents of federally subsidized housing for the elderly. (Effective with all applications received on or after 03/22/2021)
 
Added new link to ICE e-form document and moved policy out of Warning and Exception boxes. (Effective with all interviews completed on or after 05/24/2021)
 
Added the requirement to use the Fax Cover Sheet DES-1078A form when faxing confidential information. (Effective 04/12/2021)
 
Added the requirement to use the Fax Cover Sheet DES-1078A form when faxing confidential information. (Effective 04/12/2021)
 
Updated details about Afghan noncitizens and their eligibility for NA and CA. (Effective 09/13/2021)
 
Added TANF Differential Payment as a new assistance type and updated RCA Payment link. (Effective with all applications received on or after 07/15/2021)
 
FAA2.K09A – Refugee Cash Assistance (RCA)
Removed entire policy as FAA will no longer be determining RCA eligibility. (Effective with all applications received on or after 07/15/2021)
 
FAA2.K09A.01 – RCA Noncitizen Requirements
Archived 05/24/2021
Archived 07/15/2021
Added additional USCIS noncitizen requirements for Cubans and Haitians. (Effective with all pending applications and applications received on or after 05/24/2021). Removed entire policy as FAA will no longer be determining. RCA eligibility. (Effective with all applications received on or after 07/15/2021)
 
FAA2.K09A.02 – RCA Agency Contact
Incorporated entire reference with into FAA2.K09. (Effective with all applications received on or after 07/15/2021)
 
FAA2.K09A.03 – RCA Documentation and Processing
Removed entire policy as FAA will no longer be determining RCA eligibility. (Effective with all applications received on or after 07/15/2021)
 
FAA2.K09A.04 – RCA Program Selection Requirements
Removed entire policy as FAA will no longer be determining RCA eligibility. (Effective with all applications received on or after 07/15/2021)
 
Archived 05/24/2021
Archived 07/15/2021
Added that Cuban and Haitian Entrants (Non-Employable) are not to be referred to VOLAG for employment services. (Effective with all pending applications and applications received on or after 05/24/2021)
 
FAA2.K09A.06 – RCA Work Program Noncompliance
Removed entire policy as FAA will no longer be determining RCA eligibility. (Effective with all applications received on or after 07/15/2021)
 
FAA2.L04A – Date of Birth
Updated information to add instructions for HEAplus. Removed note and listed as two sections of the reference. (Effective 05/17/2021)
 
Added note regarding FBCP for caretaker relatives. Remove info regarding encouraging parents to be responsible for their family. (Effective with all applications received on or after 02/16/2021)
 
Revised to specify policy is referring to parents and caretaker relatives. (Effective with all applications received on or after 02/16/2021)