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FOOD STAMP UTILITY ALLOWANCE

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The standard utility allowance is used for households that incur a major heating or cooling expense.

 

Table V-A  Standard Utility Allowance (SUA) (Effective 07/01/09)

 

Household

Size

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

or

more

Utility

Standard

 

314

 

326

 

338

 

350

 

360

 

372

 

384

 

396

 

408

 

419

 

The Basic utility allowance standard is used for households that are not eligible for the SUA but do incur utility costs such as electricity, water/sewage, garbage, etc. The household would not be eligible for the BUA if a telephone was the only utility expense.

 

Table V-B  Basic Utility Allowance

 

Household

Size

 

1

 

 

2

 

 

3

 

 

4

 

 

5

 

 

6

 

 

7

 

 

8

 

 

9

 

10

or

more

Basic Utility

Standard

 

126

 

126

 

126

 

126

 

126

 

126

 

126

 

126

 

126

 

126

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