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      RS 40:444     


§444.  Program eligibility, procedures, and requirements

Subject to the limitations contained in R.S. 40:482 through 489, a local housing authority may establish and apply such criteria and requirements relating to eligibility for any assistance administered or provided by the authority as the authority shall, from time to time, determine to be necessary, appropriate, or desirable, including without limitation criteria and requirements relating to income, work or employment, child care, education, job training, and personal or family self-sufficiency; in addition to establishing eligibility, utilize such criteria and requirements for determining the amount and duration of any assistance to be provided to a beneficiary for such assistance; establish such exclusions from income for purposes of determining eligibility as the authority shall deem appropriate; and adopt and administer lawful preferences which may include preferences for working persons and families.

Amended by Acts 1960, No. 278, §3; Acts 1997, No. 1188, §1.

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