Table A: FANF Basic Maintenance Needs Allowance and Maximum Standard of Need (FAM)

SR 12-20 Dated 07/12

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STANDARD OF NEED

The Standard of Need (SON) is equal to the Basic Maintenance Needs Allowance (BMNA) plus $342, the weighted average of the maximum shelter payment allowances, as shown below:

Household Size

BMNA

Maximum SON (BMNA + $342)

1

$1,313

$1,655

2

$2,564

$2.906

3

$3,431

$3,773

4

$4,194

$4,536

5

$4,898

$5,240

6

$5,200

$5,542

7

$5,502

$5,844

8

$5,804

$6,146

9

$6,106

$6,448

10

$6,408

$6,750

11

$6,710

$7,052

12

$7,012

$7,354

For household sizes over 12, calculate the BMNA by adding $302 for each additional person. To obtain the SON, take the BMNA and add $342, the weighted average of the maximum shelter payment allowances.