Code of the District of Columbia

§ 4–205.10. TANF income eligibility standards.

(a) When the gross income of family applying for, or receiving TANF exceeds 100% of the standard of assistance for a family of the same composition, as set forth in § 4-205.52, the family is not eligible for assistance. Income deemed from stepparents shall be counted in gross family income to the extent permitted pursuant to § 4-205.22. Income deemed from an alien sponsor shall be counted in gross family income to the extent required by § 421 of the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996, approved August 22, 1996 (110 Stat. 2105; 8 U.S.C. § 1631). Payments to correct underpayments to TANF or POWER recipients are not considered income or as a resource either in the month the payment is made or in the following month.

(b) If the gross income, computed pursuant to subsection (a) of this section, is 100% or less of the standard of assistance, financial conditions of eligibility shall be calculated in accordance with § 4-205.11, 4-205.29, 4-205.33(b), and 4-217.05.