*EID = Earned Income Disregard
**For assistance units over 12 persons, add $5,140 per each additional member.
ASSETS: The combined assets of the assistance unit are limited to $5,000.00. The assistance unit is allowed the exclusion of two (2) duly registered and licensed motor vehicles from personal assets.
| Shelter qualified – the POWER payment levels used when the assistance unit pays any portion of their own housing and/or utility costs except the assistance unit(s) receiving a government housing subsidy, has a member of the assistance unit member who receives SSI and is a relative or under the minor parent requirements.|
Shelter disqualified – the POWER performance payment level used when all housing and utility costs are provided to the assistance unit without cost and for the assistance unit(s) receiving a government rental subsidy, has a member of the assistance unit member who receives SSI and is a relative or under the minor parent requirements.
VA Service Connected Disability Benefits Annual Income –100% of the federal poverty level and applies to the annual amount received by a veteran for a service connected disability and is used to determine whether or not the income is exempt.
The maximum benefit amount is intended to cover the following items:
Shelter, personal care items, utilities, housekeeping supplies, telephone, home furnishings/maintenance, apparel and upkeep, miscellaneous medical, travel costs, reading and education.