.14 Standard of Basic Needs Definition
 
The standard of basic need includes an amount for the following:
 
Food
Rent or mortgage payment
Utilities
Household supplies (bedding, towels, laundry, cleaning and paper supplies, etc.)
Clothing
Transportation (public transportation for personal use only. This does not include transportation to and from work or school.)
Personal care items (supply items only such as soap, toothpaste, shaving cream, etc.)