Russellville, AR asked in Landlord - Tenant and Public Benefits for Arkansas

Q: 59 year of age disabled living in public housing on a fixed income of 914.00 monthly goes back to college on a grant is

The grant money consider income per HUD

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A: Grants for educational purposes are generally not considered as income for the purposes of determining eligibility and rent calculations in federally subsidized housing programs administered by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). This includes programs like public housing and Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers.

HUD considers income from certain sources when calculating rent, and educational grants are often excluded from this calculation. Educational grants are typically viewed as funds designated to support the recipient's education and are not counted as regular income.

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