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Office of the Revisor of Statutes


Number in Household Monthly Household
Living Allowance
1 $ 539
2 $ 809
3 $ 1,073
4 $ 1,349
5 $ 1,618
6 $ 1,888
over 6 $ 1,888 plus
$ 280 for each
additional person

The number of persons in the household of a client receiving inpatient services is the number of dependents the client claims. The number in the household of a client receiving outpatient services or former client shall be the client plus the number of dependents claimed. The gross monthly income of a client's spouse, if any, shall be deducted from the housing allowances shown above.

By July 1 of each year, the department shall adjust the monthly household living allowance to reflect the annual percentage change reported in the most recent Consumer Price Index, for all urban consumers in the Minneapolis-Saint Paul area. The Consumer Price Index shall be as published by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, United States Department of Labor. The year 1967 is the standard reference base period.

By July 1 of each year, the department shall publish the adjusted monthly household living allowance in a department bulletin.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 246.01; 246.23; 246.50 to 246.55


10 SR 1589; 12 SR 2252; 16 SR 1797

Published Electronically:

February 2, 2005