Resource | Policy Memos
Quarterly Reporting Clarification and Expansion of Waivers

The memorandum clarifies policy on quarterly reporting, and expands the kinds of changes that States can allow recipients to report quarterly, rather than when they occur.

Resource | Policy Memos
Letter to Regions on Categorical Eligibility

This memo clarifies that any time all members of a household receive benefits under a program for needy families funded primarily through Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), whether cash or other benefits such as services, the TANF resource rules apply and thus an income eligible working family can both own a car and obtain food stamps.

Resource | Policy Memos
Letter to Regions Modifying Status Reporting and Offering Quarterly Reporting to All States

As you know, Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) has been working closely with our many partners and stakeholders to improve service to working families. We are pleased to announce the Administration’s approval of an Agency policy initiative which will enhance program access for low-income working families.