NA Utility Allowance - Overview
(01/01/18 - 12/31/18)
Use the utility expenses billed separate from or itemized with rent or mortgage payments on a regular basis, to determine the allowable utility allowance for the NA budgetary unit. Do not use the utilities that are paid completely by an energy assistance payment.
A utility allowance amount is used to allow a standard amount in place of the ACTUAL expenses.
AZTECS uses the utility allowance amount to calculate the shelter deduction.
Policy and procedures regarding utility allowances are outlined as follows: