SI BOS01220.300 State-by-State Tables of Resource Limits and Exclusions

See SI 01220.300

A. Special Resource Provision

The special resource provision for former recipients of assistance under a State Plan is described in SI 01220.001. When specific conditions are met, the resource limits and exclusions under the State plan in effect in October 1972 must be used to determine eligibility for SSI benefits (SI 01220.300). If the State Plan is used, all of the resource provisions in the Plan apply. Do not use a combination of State and Federal resource provisions.

B. State-by-State Tables

The following tables should be used to apply the resource provisions of the October 1972 State Plans in Region I. Refer questions regarding the application of the State Plan provisions to the Programs Policy and Systems Team.

1. Maine

Dollar Maximum

$ 500 - Single $1000 - Couple

Home

No Maximum

Other Real Property

Income producing is excluded. Other property included in dollar maximum.

Household Goods

Excluded

Personal Effects

Excluded

Automobile

One motor vehicle

Life Insurance

$1500 per individual - maximum

Property Necessary for Self-Support

Excluded

Other

None

2. Massachusetts

Dollar Maximum

AB (blind) $2000 for one $3000 for two

OAA (Aged) $1000 for one $2000 for two

 

APTD (Disabled) $1000

 

Home

Excluded

Other Real Property

Excluded if income producing

Personal Effects

Excluded

Automobile

Automobile owned by blind is excluded

Life Insurance

AB - If face value of life insurance plus other resources is equal to or less than the allowable resource, cash surrender of policy value is not a resource.

Property Necessary for Self-Support

Not excluded

Other

None

3. Rhode Island

Dollar Maximum

$1,000 per individual

Home

No limit

Other Real Property

Not excluded

Household Goods

Excluded

Personal Effects

Excluded

Automobile

One motor vehicle - no limit on value

Life Insurance

$4,000 face value on all life insurance held by either the applicant or his/her spouse with whom he/she is living

Property Necessary for

Not excluded

Self Support

 

Other

Burial reserve - $1,000 if individual has no insurance, stocks or bonds. Persons with insurance may retain cash which in combination with insurance does not exceed $1,000. Persons with stocks and bonds must convert them to cash. $200 cash accumulated from earnings disregarded in determining payment.

4. Vermont

Dollar Maximum

$900 for single person $1800 for married couple

Home

No limit

Other Real Property

Not excluded

Household Goods

Furniture excluded - no limit on value

Personal Effects

Wearing apparel excluded - no limit on value

Automobile

One motor vehicle - no limit on value

Life Insurance

Term insurance is excluded with no limit. The exemption for other insurance is $1100 face value per member of the assistance group (excluding the essential person).

Property Necessary for Self Support

Personal property (other than stocks, bonds, notes, cash, etc.) used as a means of livelihood excluded up to $1000 for a single person and $1500 for a married couple.

Other

None

 


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SI BOS01220.300 - State-by-State Tables of Resource Limits and Exclusions - 09/04/2001
Batch run: 09/04/2001
Rev:09/04/2001