Resource | Policy Memos
SNAP - Standard Utility Allowance (SUA) Annual Review and Adjustment Waiver for Certain States - Modification and Extension

Due to the impact on SNAP benefits resulting from continuing fluctuations in energy prices, the Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) is modifying the Standard Utility Allowance (SUA) blanket waiver memorandum of October 14,2010 to allow certain States to extend fiscal year (FY) 2010 SUA amounts through March 31, 2011.

Resource | Policy Memos
SNAP -- Extension of Standard Utility Allowance (SUA) Waiver for Certain States

Due to the impact on SNAP benefits resulting from drastically fluctuating energy prices, the Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) is extending the one-time blanket SUA waiver for an additional 3 months to certain States that would otherwise be ineligible for the waiver in fiscal year (FY) 2011.

Resource | Policy Memos
SUA Annual Review and Adjustment Biennial Option

Attached is the USCIS policy on public charge.

Resource | Policy Memos
Treatment of TANF-Funded Subsidized Employment Income

It has come to our attention that a number of States have begun using the Emergency Fund to develop and implement a wide range of subsidized employment efforts. In addition to the Emergency Fund program, subsidized employment may be funded under the regular TANF block grant or State Maintenance of Effort (MOE) funds.

Resource | Final Rule
Final Rule: FSP Eligibility and Certification Provisions of the Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002

his final rule implements 11 provisions of the Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002 (FSRIA) that establish new eligibility and certification requirements for the receipt of food stamps.