Check “Yes” or “No” to the following questions and provide additional information
Question 2.A.: Do you (and/or your spouse or deemor) own or are you (and/or your spouse
or deemor) buying the home you live in?
Answer this question whenever Part I is used unless the individual is a transient,
living in an institution, or living in a noninstitutional care situation.
Question 2.B.: Do you (and/or your spouse or deemor) rent the place where you live?
If Question 2.A. is answered “NO,” answer Question 2.B.
“The place” in Question 2.B. refers to the individual's residence (for the definition
of residence, see SI 00835.020).
Question 2.C.: Does anyone who lives with you rent the place where you live?
If Question 2.B. is answered “NO,” answer Question 2.C.
This question determines if any other household member has rental liability.
If answered “YES,” rental subsidy (SI 00835.380) may be involved if any household member is related to the landlord (landlord's spouse)
as a parent or child.
If this question is answered “NO,” and no household member owns the dwelling, then
either ISM in the form of rent-free shelter (SI 00835.370) or remuneration for services exists (SI 00835.390), and further development is required to determine which applies.
Where services are alleged as part or all of the required rent, always resolve whether
the shelter is earned or unearned remuneration prior to considering rental subsidy
or rent-free shelter (see Food or Shelter that is Remuneration for Work but is not
Wages SI 00835.390).
Question 2.D.: Are you or anyone you live with related to the landlord (landlord's
If either Questions 2.B. or 2.C. are answered “YES,” answer Question 2.D.
If this question is answered “YES,” write the relationship that exists with the landlord
(landlord's spouse) and consider the possibility of rental subsidy in accordance with
SI 00835.380 “Rental Subsidies”.
Question 2.E.: If you answered “YES” to B. or C., provide the following information.
If either Question 2.B. or 2.C. is answered “YES,” write the landlord's name, address,
telephone number, and the date the rental agreement began in the space provided. (The
monthly rental amount should be the required rent). See SI 00835.380B “Rental Subsidies”.