.05 LIBL/STBL Hardship Extension Eligibility – Homeless
 
(10/01/16 - 11/30/16)
A budgetary unit may be eligible for a hardship extension when the budgetary unit is homeless. A budgetary unit is defined as homeless when all participants in the budgetary unit meet either of the following criteria:
 
They do not have a fixed or regular nighttime residence.
The participants have as their primary nighttime residence one of the following:
A supervised shelter designed to provide temporary shelter to homeless persons.
A half-way house or similar institution that provides temporary residence.
A rent free accommodation in the residence of another person for not more than 90 days.
A place not designed, or ordinarily used, for sleeping. This includes, but is not limited to, the following:
Car
Bus station
Hallway
Park
Sidewalk
 
NOTE Verification must be provided that supports the homeless determination.
 
When verification of the hardship extension reason is received, follow the procedures in LIBL Hardship Extension Keying Procedures and STBL Hardship Extension Keying Procedures.
 
When verification of the hardship extension is not provided, follow the procedures in LIBL Hardship Procedures Extension Requests and STBL Hardship Procedures Extension Requests.
 
WARNING
When the participant provides verification that does not support the hardship extension request, deny the request for hardship extension.