FAASTA.E State Assistance Authorization (STAA) : 05 State Assistance Types of Unearned Income - Overview : I State Assistance Types of Unearned Income - Energy Assistance
I State Assistance Types of Unearned Income - Energy Assistance
Energy Assistance (EA) payments or allowances issued under any federal, state, or local law are NOT COUNTABLE. This includes Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Negative Rent Utility Payments. These payments must be for the purpose of energy assistance.
 
Energy assistance paid directly to the utility company, such as LIEAP and SHARE are considered Vendor Payments.