A Expense Verification
(10/01/12 - 12/31/12)
Verify expenses before allowing the expense. (See Verification/Cooperation)
Verify expenses whenever any of the following occurs:
New application
Renewal application
When a reported change in expenses is received
When the expense amount is questionable
DO NOT upload verification of expenses that show the actual address of an Address Confidentiality Program (ACP) participant into OnBase.
Time frames for verifying shelter and utility expenses are as follows:
For verification requirements specific to shelter expenses, see Shelter Expense Verification.
For verification requirements specific to utility expenses, see Utility Allowance Verification.
For verification requirements specific to Payment Standard, see Payment Standard Verification.
When requested verification is not provided determine the benefit level WITHOUT allowing the unverified expenses.
NOTE When the budgetary unit resides in public housing (g) or subsidized housing (g), accept the participant's statement for the type of housing in which they reside.
A participant may report a change in expenses during the approval period that would result in an increase in benefits. When the change is not verified, see Changes Not Verified - Increases.
Specific verification requirements are outlined for the following: