PM 05-11-03: Housing Cost

WAG 05-11-03

  • For a Supportive Living Facility (SLF) resident who receives Medical assistance and lives alone, the monthly housing cost is equal to the current SSI rate for an individual, less $90. For an SLF resident who receives Medical assistance and shares an apartment, the monthly housing cost is equal to 1/2 of the current SSI rate for a couple, less $90.
  • When spouses who receive Medical assistance live together and are a single SNAP unit, the monthly housing cost is equal to the current SSI rate for a couple, less $180.
  • For a private pay SLF resident, the SLF is not limited to charging the person at the SSI rate less $90, for housing costs.  Accept the resident's statement of their private pay housing costs amount.  Verification of the private pay housing costs that the resident is responsible for paying is not needed.

new manual textNote: Only SLF residents who reside in a SLF covered under the Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) waiver qualify for SNAP participation if all other eligibility factors are met PM 04-05-04 WAG 04-05-04, PM 05-11-02-a WAG 05-11-02-a.