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Rule Details

Rule Number: 13-E02
Title: General Assistance Emergency Housing for Vulnerable Populations.
Type: Emergency
Status: Adopted
Agency: Department for Children and Families, Agency of Human Services
Legal Authority: 33 V.S.A. § 105(c)(2), Act 50 of 2013, Section E.321.1(c).
Summary: The rule implements changes to the General Assistance Program. The emergency rule will establish emergency housing eligibility criteria for vulnerable populations in non-catastrophic situations. Eligibility for emergency housing in non-catastrophic situations will be based on a point system that assesses the applicant's health and safety risks. This emergency rule will be effective July 1, 2013 and, in accordance with 3 V.S.A. § 844, will expire 120 days later.
Persons Affected: Households applying for General Assistance emergency housing assistance; the Department for Children and Families, Economic Services Division.
Economic Impact: $1,500,000 has been appropriated to the General Assistance program for emergency housing assistance. Assistance for vulnerable populations in non-catastrohic situations shall cease upon expenditure of the annual appropriation for this purpose.
Posting date: Jul 01,2013

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Information for Contact # 1
Level: Primary    
Name: Heidi Moreau, Esq., Policy Analyst, Agency of Human Services, Economic Services Division    
Agency: Department for Children and Families, Agency of Human Services    
Address: 103 South Main Street    
City: Waterbury    
State: VT    
Zip: 05671-1201    
Telephone: 802-595-9639    
Fax: 802-769-2186    
Email: 
heidi.moreau@state.vt.us
     
 
   
Website Address:  http://dcf.vermont.gov/esd/rules
     
 
   
Information for Contact # 2
Level: Secondary    
Name: Traci Desrochers, Economic Services Div.    
Agency: Department for Children and Families, Agency of Human Services    
Address: 103 South Main Street    
City: Waterbury    
State: VT    
Zip: 05671-1201    
Telephone: 802-769-6457    
Fax: 802-769-2186    
Email: 
traci.desrochers@state.vt.us
     
 
   
       

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Keywords:

General Assistance
Emergency Housing
Vulnerable Population
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