FAA6.A Changes : 03 Effecting Changes : K Shelter Costs - Effecting Changes
Shelter Costs - Effecting Changes
Information on this page refers to the Nutrition Assistance programInformation on this page refers to the Cash Assistance program
Effecting changes when a change in shelter expenses is reported.
Policy
For NA and CA shelter costs must be reported when the household has a change in address and the household is assigned to Standard Reporting.
Change in shelter expenses is not a reporting requirement for households assigned to Simplified Reporting.
For CA, changes to shelter costs may also change the CA Payment Standard.
Verification
A participant’s statement may be used for verification when not questionable and documented or collateral contact verification is not available.
Documents that may be used for shelter and utility expense verification include, but are not limited to, the following:
A landlord statement
A lease agreement
A utility bill
Insurance bill or receipt
Yearly escrow statement from mortgage lender
Mortgage receipt, record, agreement or payment book
Rent receipt
Legal Authorities
7 CFR 273.9(d)(6)(ii)(a-b)
7 CFR 273.9(d)(6)(ii)(d-e)
AAC R6-12-705
last revised 08/30/2021