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HUD published “Federally Mandated Exclusions From Income” (Docket No. FR-5635-N-01) in the Federal Register.
HUD’s regulations provide that HUD will periodically publish a Federal Register notice listing the amounts specifically excluded by any Federal statute from consideration as income for purposes of determining eligibility or benefits. This notice lists those exclusions. This notice also lists federal statutes that require certain income sources to be disregarded with regard to specific HUD programs. This notice updates the list of exclusions last published on April 20, 2001, by amending, removing, and adding exclusions.
This Notice updates the list of federally mandated exclusions last published on April 20, 2001 (66 FR 20318) to include the following:
A1. Assistance from the School Lunch Act and the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 (42 U.S.C. 1771);
P2. Payments from the Seneca Nation Settlement Act of 1990 (25 U.S.C. 1774f);
P3. Payments from any deferred Department of Veterans Affairs disability benefits that are received in a lump sum amount or in prospective monthly amounts;
C4. Compensation received by or on behalf of a veteran for service-connected disability, death, dependency or indemnity compensation in programs authorized under the Native American Housing Assistance and Self- Determination Act of 1996 (NAHASDA) (25 U.S.C. 4101 et seq.) and administered by the Office of Native American Programs; and
A5. A lump sum or a periodic payment received by an individual Indian pursuant to the Class Action Settlement Agreement in the United States District Court case entitled Elouise Cobell et al. v. Ken Salazar et al.
Exclusions removed include :
P1. Payments received under programs funded in whole or in part under the Job Training Partnership Act (29 U.S.C. 1552(b)).
A2. Any allowance paid under the provisions of 38 U.S.C. 1805 to a child suffering from spina bifida who is the child of a Vietnam veteran.
A copy of the Notice may be found here: http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2012-07-24/pdf/2012-18056.pdf