➔ While most Unemployment benefits count as income, the extra $300/week you receive does NOT count as income for SNAP. The extra $300/week is called Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation (FPUC).Feb 3, 2021
Starting in May 2021, a SNAP household will receive an extra benefit in the amount needed to bring them up to the maximum benefit for their household size or $95, whichever is greater. This includes households that are receiving the maximum benefit for their household size already.
FACT: Your household may have up to $2000 in assets. You can still get food stamp benefits even if you have small savings. If you have a retirement account, checking account, savings account, cash, certificates of deposits, stocks, and bonds, you may still be able to get food stamp benefits.