Simplified Processing Units

  • 12/23/85 -04/11/10
    • For simplified processing SNAP units the asset requirements are met. Effective 04/12/10, the term simplified processing unit is renamed categorically eligible unit.

revised textCategorically Eligible Units

  • revised text04/12/10 & After
    • revised textEffective 04/12/10, the term simplified processing unit is changed to categorically eligible unit and the policy expanded to include most SNAP units. The asset requirement is met for categorically eligible SNAP units (PM 05-07-00).

SNAP units with a Qualifying Member

  • 03/79 - 04/86
    •  $3,000 SNAP unit of 2 or more members when at least one member is age 60 or over,
  • 05/86 - 09/11
    • $3,000 SNAP unit of one or more members when at least one member is age 60 or over.
  • revised manual material10/11 & After
    • revised text$3,250 SNAP unit of one or more members when at least one member is age 60 or over.

SNAP units without a Qualifying Member

  • 03/79 - 04/86
    • $1,500 for all other SNAP units.
  • 05/86 & After
    • $2,000 for all other SNAP units.

SNAP units with a member receiving TANF or SSI

  • 10/91 & After
    • All assets of an SNAP unit member who receives TANF or SSI are exempt.