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Asset Limits

The February 29, 2016 Peer Learning session featured a presentation by Nancy Boone of the CT Association for Basic Human Needs (CABHN)

Nancy's presentation about the proposal to remove Asset Limits in CT Cash Assistance programs is here

The bill is HB No. 5439:  An Act Concerning the Elimination of Asset Limits in Certain Public Assistance Programs.  The public hearing is on Thursday March 3, 2016 at 12:pm in Room 2A of the LOB.  For more information on speaking or testifying see this reference guide.  For more information on the issue see this fact sheet.

Nancy also cited a report from the Center for American Progress titled Asset Limits Are a Barrier to Economic Security and Mobility