Temporary Assistance/Case Management Manual

0205.005.25.15 Household Items and Jewelry

  1. Household Furnishings Do not include household furnishings in determining the claimant’s equity in resources unless they are not used by the claimant.
  2. Jewelry Exclude jewelry of limited value (i.e., costume jewelry) and wedding and engagement rings from determining a family’s equity in resources.
  3. Personal Effects and Household Goods Exclude personal effects (i.e., clothing, cosmetics, toys, etc.) and household goods (i.e., food on hand, cleaning supplies, tools used for home maintenance, lawnmower, etc.) in determining equity in property.