Blind Pension

0505.060.00 Total Property

IM-#87, June 15, 2020, IM-#09 January 23, 2019

Section 209.030 RSMo provides that a participant is not eligible if he/she owns property or has an interest in property of thirty thousand dollars or more, or if married and actually living with his or her spouse, the combined property of the participant and his/her spouse, meets or exceeds thirty thousand dollars.

“Total Property” is defined as including all property of any kind or character, such as real and personal property, cash surrender value of life insurance, cash and securities.

When a married couple is not living together each person, if blind, may own up to the maximum of $29,999.99.