Revision 48 (01-01-20 through 12-31-20) : FAA4 Financial Eligibility Factors
FAA4 Financial Eligibility Factors
 
to Aligned this section of policy with current requirements. The requirement of a supervisor approval was removed from the participant statement policy with PCA 15-024F (07-01-15) – Participant Statement Verification. (Effective for all interviews completed on or after 03/30/2020)
 
Revised to remove reference to three forms which were consolidated into the Agreement to Establish Lien (FAA-1712A) form. Added that a copy of the deed must be provided. Clarified the procedures to be taken by FAA staff and the Policy Support Team. (Effective for all interviews completed on or after 03/02/2020)
 
Updated method of how to verify an SSI overpayment. Added CA exception box and included representative payee information in the rule. (Effective for all interviews completed on or after 01/21/2020)
 
Archived 01/21/2020
Archived 03/02/2020
Methods for verifying SSA benefits have been updated. (Effective for all interviews completed on or after 01/21/2020) Revised the warning box for clarity. (Effective 03/02/2020)
 
Archived 04/13/2020
Archived 05/12/2020
Urgent Bulletin emailed on 04/13/2020 and attached as a banner to override the reference regarding whether UI is countable during Covid-19 Pandemic (Effective for applications received on or after 04/13/2020) Added new UI codes, and an exception box to remind staff that all UI income is countable for Refugee Cash Assistance (RCA). Due to clarified information from the Office of Refugee Resettlement all UI payment types have always been countable for RCA. Policy did not identify this between 04/13/2020 and 05/12/2020. Overpayment referrals may be needed. (Effective for applications received on or after 05/12/2020 with Urgent Bulletin)
 
Provided a definition for contract income and added clarification for determining contract income. (Effective for all interviews completed on or after 05/11/20.)
 
Added description of who is considered an employee and added references to Earned Income Types and the Self-Employment Definition. (Effective for all interviews completed on or after 03/23/2020)
 
Archived 03/10/2020
Archived 03/30/2020
Added additional verbiage to clarify when terminated employment should be verified. Added a link to Voluntary Quit and Striker menu. (Effective for all interviews and eligibility determinations completed on or after 03/09/2020) Revised policy to better explain how and when to verify terminated income from HOSC. (Effective for all interviews and eligibility determinations completed on or after 03/30/2020)
 
Added requirement to verify the amount of contract income and whether this is a primary source of income. (Effective for all interviews completed on or after 05/11/20.)
 
Added clear procedures and information to obtain in determining how to budget contract income. (Effective for all interviews completed on or after 05/11/20)
 
Archived 02/18/2020
Archived 05/11/2020
Revised to include the requirement to key either the number of hours or the hourly rate on the EAIC screen. (Effective 02/18/2020) Added additional situations that require contract income to be annualized. (Effective for all interviews completed on or after 05/11/20)
 
Added additional situation when contract income is prorated for a specified period. Removed Warning box. (Effective for all interviews completed on or after 05/11/20.)
 
Reworded for clarity. (Effective for all interviews completed on or after 05/11/20.)
 
The self-employment definition has been enhanced for clarity. (Effective for all interviews completed on or after 03/23/2020)
 
FAA4.J05C – Babysitting
A Revised policy to clarify that babysitting income is consider self-employment when it meets the self-employment definition. Removed policy regarding babysitting in one’s own home and in other people’s homes, as this is not a definitive indication of self-employment. (Effective for all interviews completed on or after 03/23/2020)
 
Verification of Social Security Administration (SSA) benefits can be used as verification of a child support expense. (Effective for all eligibility determinations completed on or after 03/02/2020)
 
Removed list of types of verification, information duplicated from FAA4.K11A.01. (Effective 03/02/2020)