Temporary Assistance/Case Management Manual

0205.005.10 Real Property

Real property includes land (including buildings or improvements on it), and its natural assets such as minerals, water, etc.

Exclude the following real property from the determination of equity to be counted as an available resource:

  1. homestead exemption;
  2. life estate, dower interest, and remainder interest;
  3. burial lots; and
  4. other real property.

Include all other real property in determining a family’s equity in resources.