Husband’s foreign pension must be verified when determining applicant’s food-stamp eligibility

Topic: Public Assistance, Decided by: Judge Brown 
Docket Number: ******* , Decision Date: March 11, 2022 
Attachment: Click here to download the decision. 

The Court upheld the denial of food stamps for an applicant whose husband, a Swedish citizen, received a pension from another country.  The Court concluded that food-stamp regulations and DFCS’s policies required that the pension be considered income and therefore verified.  As the pension funds were not verified, the applicant’s denial was proper.

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