Oregon Department of Human Services, Self-Sufficiency Programs

Rule Rule 461-155-0020
Prorated Standards; Adjusted Number in Household; TANF

In the TANF program:


Prorated standards are used only in the no-adult tables.


The no-adult tables are used when there are no adults in the TANF benefit group (see OAR 461-110-0750 (Benefit Group)).


Prorated standards are based on the number of people in the benefit group (see OAR 461-110-0750 (Benefit Group)), compared to the adjusted number in the household group (see OAR 461-110-0210 (Household Group)). The adjusted number in the household is determined by taking the total number of individuals in the household, minus the following individuals unless they are included in the benefit group:




Individuals receiving long-term care (see OAR 461-001-0000 (Definitions for Chapter 461)) or home and community-based care (see OAR 461-001-0030 (Definitions; OSIP, OSIPM Long-Term Care or Home and Community-Based Care)).


Children who receive foster care payments for more than 30 days.


Children receiving adoption assistance.


Live-in attendants who live with the filing group (see OAR 461-110-0310 (Filing Group; Overview) and 461-110-0330 (Filing Group; TANF)) solely to provide necessary medical or housekeeping services and are paid to provide these services.


Landlords and tenants. A landlord-tenant relationship exists if one person pays another at fair market value (see OAR 461-001-0000 (Definitions for Chapter 461)) for housing and if:


The filing group lives independently from the landlord or tenant;


The filing group has and uses sleeping, bathroom, and kitchen facilities that are separate from the landlord or tenant; and


If bathroom or kitchen facilities are shared, the housing must be a commercial establishment that provides either room, board, or both for fair market value compensation.

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