Kan. Admin. Regs. § 30-4-100 - Payment standards for the TANF and foster care programs
Current through Register Vol. 40, No. 39, September 30, 2021
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30-4-100. Payment standards for the TANF and foster care programs. (a) The basic and shelter standards in K.A.R. 30-4-101 and 30-4-102, and the designated special requirements in K.A.R. 30-4-120, shall be used in determining the total benefit amount for the TANF and foster care programs. An applicant or recipient shall not be eligible to have a standard included in the computation of the applicant's or recipient's benefit amount if the department or another state's assistance program has issued the applicant or recipient a payment for the same maintenance items in the same calendar month.
(b) The benefit amount for the TANF and foster care programs shall be based upon the total number of persons in each assistance plan.
(1) The basic standard and 100% of the shelter standard shall be used under each of the following circumstances:
(A) All persons in the home are in the same assistance plan.
(B) The only person in the home not in the plan is an SSI recipient to whom the one-third SSI reduction is applied because the person lives in the household and receives support and maintenance in kind.
(C) There is a bona fide commercial landlord-tenant relationship between the family group and the other persons in the home.
(D) All persons in the plan are in a commercial board and room or commercial room-only living arrangement or are residing in non-medical living arrangements that are publicly funded or are funded by not-for-profit agencies or organizations, including temporary homeless shelters, alcohol or drug abuse treatment facilities, and shelters for battered persons.
(2) The basic standard, plus a percentage reduction of the shelter standard, shall be used when there are one or more persons residing in the home who are not included in the assistance plan, except as specified in paragraphs (b)(1) (B), (C), and (D). The percentage reduction shall be as follows:
(A) 60% reduction for one person in the plan;
(B) 50% reduction for two persons in the plan;
(C) 40% reduction for three persons in the plan;
(D) 35% reduction for four persons in the plan;
(E) 30% reduction for five persons in the plan; and
(F) 20% reduction for six or more persons in the plan. (Authorized by K.S.A. 2018 Supp. 39-708c; implementing K.S.A. 2018 Supp. 39-708c, K.S.A. 2018 Supp. 39-709; effective May 1, 1981; amended, T-84-8, April 1, 1983; amended May 1, 1983; amended, T-84-9, May 1, 1983; amended May 1, 1984; amended, T-86-19, July 1, 1985; amended May 1, 1986; amended, T-88-14, July 1, 1987; amended, T-88-59, Dec. 16, 1987; amended May 1, 1988; amended July 1, 1989; amended March 1, 1997; amended May 3, 2019.)