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People of NH!!
I just wanted to reaffirm that if you are in city limits and you are down
and out even if you been evicted by eminent domain that the city has to
provide you with a place to live etc,etc!OK?
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NH ST 165:1, Who Entitled; Local Responsibility
*7418 N.H. Rev. Stat. s 165:1
WEST'S NEW HAMPSHIRE STATUTES
TITLE XII. PUBLIC SAFETY AND WELFARE
CHAPTER 165. AID TO ASSISTED PERSONS
Current through the Acts 1999, Ch. 347
s 165:1. Who Entitled; Local Responsibility
I. Whenever a person in any town is poor and unable to support =
himself, he shall be relieved and maintained by the overseers of=20
public welfare of such town, whether or not he has residence there. For =
the purposes of this chapter the term "residence" shall=20
have the same definition as in RSA 21:6-a.
II. The local governing body, as defined in RSA 672:6, of every town =
and city in the state shall adopt written guidelines=20
relative to general assistance. The guidelines shall include, but not =
be limited to, the following:
(a) The process for application for general assistance.
(b) The criteria for determining eligibility.
(c) The process for appealing a decision relative to the granting =
of general assistance.
(d) The process for the application of rents under RSA 165:4-b, if =
the municipality uses the offset provisions of RSA 165:4-a.
(e) A statement that qualified state assistance reductions under =
RSA 167:82, VIII may be deemed as income, if the local=20
governing body has permitted the welfare administrator to treat a =
qualified state assistance reduction as deemed income under RSA=20
III. Whenever a town provides assistance under this section, no such =
assistance shall be provided directly to a person or=20
household in the form of cash payments.
Amended by Laws 1996, Ch. 175, s 2, eff. Aug. 2, 1996.
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