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256.879 Supplemental housing allowance.

Subdivision 1. The commissioner of human services may, with the approval of the federal department of health, education and welfare, provide an annual supplemental housing allowance for recipients of the aid to families with dependent children program who would otherwise qualify for the refund provided in sections 290A.01 to 290A.22.

Subd. 2. The amount of the supplemental housing allowance, if any, shall be calculated in the same manner as the property tax refund provided in sections 290A.01 to 290A.22. Recipients may apply for this supplement in the same manner as claims submitted to the department of revenue under sections 290A.01 to 290A.22. The supplemental allowance shall be paid by local welfare agencies.

Subd. 3. The supplemental housing allowance shall be financed from funds appropriated to the department of revenue pursuant to chapter 290A. The commissioner of human services and the commissioner of revenue shall cooperate with the federal department of health, education and welfare in any reasonable manner as may be necessary to qualify for reimbursement under the aid to families with dependent children program for costs incurred in the provision of the supplemental housing allowance.

HIST: 1976 c 334 s 1; 1984 c 654 art 5 s 58; 1994 c 416 art 1 s 5,6