Obtain the individuals statement, signed or on DROC, regarding separate consumption
and verify the allegation with a knowledgeable adult member of the household, other
than the individual's spouse. Obtain a signed statement from the knowledgeable member
or record the contact on an RC.
If the individual is the householder the individual's signed statement about separate
consumption is sufficient documentation.
If separate consumption is established, ISM from within the household in the form
of shelter must be considered. See SI 00835.340.
When the individual does not pay for food consumed outside the household, consider
the possibility that the individual receives ISM in the form of food. Such food is
classified as ISM to one person (SI 00835.400).