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FY 2015 SNAP Resource Limit Memo

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FNS-GD-2014-0058
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DATE: September 5, 2014
SUBJECT: SNAP -Fiscal Year 2015 Resource Limit Adjustments
TO: All Regional Directors
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program

This memorandum provides the fiscal year (FY) 2015 adjustment for inflation to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) maximum allowable resources. Under the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008, resource limit adjustments are effective as of Oct. 1, 2014.

The resource limit for households will increase for the 48 states and the District of Columbia, Guam, and the U.S. Virgin Islands from $2,000 to $2,250. The resource limit for households if at least one person is age 60 or older, or is disabled, will remain unchanged at $3,250.

Regional offices should ensure that their states are apprised of this change. State agencies with questions regarding these adjustments should contact their respective regional office representatives.

Lizbeth Silbermann
Director
Program Development Division

Updated: 09/05/2014

The contents of this guidance document do not have the force and effect of law and are not meant to bind the public in any way. This document is intended only to provide clarity to the public regarding existing requirements under the law or agency policies.