State Assistance Need Standard - A2
Allow the A2 standard in the following situations:
There is no obligation to pay shelter costs.
The shelter expense is paid on an ongoing basis (defined as at least three months in a row) by a third party. The payments would be made directly to the landlord, mortgage company, owner, or other lienholder.
NOTE DO NOT count the unearned in-kind payment or vendor payment.
The participant does not verify meeting the requirement for the A1 Standard.
(For verification of the A2 standard, see A2 Need Standard Verification)