PUBLIC ASSISTANCE & LOW-INCOME QUALIFICATIONS

Public Assistance Qualifications: One or more of the following, received by one or more family members living in the same household:

  1. Section 8 housing voucher
  2. Schedule letter from Ohio Works First
  3. Ohio Medicaid card
  4. Letter from Veteran Benefits Administration acknowledging service-related disability
  5. Ohio Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) Card, also called the Direction Card, for supplemental nutrition assistance program, SNAP (previously referred to as “food stamps”)
  6. WIC card (Women Infants and Children nutrition program)
  7. Benefit letter documenting Supplemental Security Income
  8. Benefit letter documenting assistance from Social Security Disability
  9. Tax return showing owner’s family income does not exceed 150% of the federal poverty guideline.

 

Low-Income Qualifications: Poverty Guidelines 2020

Persons in family/household Annual Income               150%    
1 $12,760                            $19,140
2 17,240                               25,860
3 21,720                               32,580
4 26,200                               39,300
5 30,680                               46,020
6 35,160                               52,740
7 39,640                               59,460
8 44,120                               66,180
2020 Poverty Guidelines for the 48 Contiguous States and the District of Columbia

For families/households with more than 8 persons, add $4,480 for each additional person.