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Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2019-0065

Identity Authentication Pilot Projects – Conversion to State Option

Federal law requires state agencies to verify a SNAP applicant's identity and other critical information prior to certifying the household to participate in SNAP. In general, SNAP state agencies verify identity based on documentary evidence, such as a driver's license, obtained through the applicant or a third party.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2019-0064

Information from Third Party Payroll Sources

This memorandum clarifies the use of third party payroll sources, such as The Work Number, for SNAP certification policy and Quality Control purposes. The first two sections of this memorandum apply to certification policy and the section titled Quality Control Considerations provides details on how to treat verification from a third party payroll source for QC reviews.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2016-0076

Clarifying Obsolete Regulatory References to WIOA, Americorps, ABAWDs

This memo clarifies both how states must treat Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) for the purposes of the ABAWD work requirement and identifies obsolete statutory references to programs under the WIOA.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2006-0016

Federally Subsidized Housing for the Elderly

FNS has reviewed the issue of whether a facility that receives tax credits under the Low-Income Housing Tax Credits program meets the exception to the institution rule as being federally subsidized housing for the elderly pursuant to the Food Stamp Act of 1977.

Resource | Final Rule

Final Rule - FSP Technical Amendments Concerning Disabled in Group Homes and Income Exclusion for Plans for Achieving Self-Support

This document contains a correction to the final regulation (59 FR 5697) published on Feb. 8, 1994. The regulations concerned certain provisions of the Food, Agriculture, Conservation, and Trade Act Amendments of 1991 that dealt with disabled persons in group homes and income exclusions for Plans for Achieving Self-Support.