Food stamps: February SNAP payments worth up to $1,751 for Washington state residents end in six days

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program will stop issuing food stamps to Washington state residents for February in six days.

Food stamp payments are issued in the Evergreen State between Feb. 1 and Feb. 20. The state refers to SNAP as the Basic Food Program, and payments are usually sent out depending on the date that recipients applied for benefits. The dates will be listed on the approval letter sent to a household once it qualifies for SNAP.

To be eligible for SNAP, Washington residents must meet certain income requirements. A household’s gross monthly income generally must be at or below 130% of the federal poverty level. A household of one has an income limit of $1,945 per month, a household of three has a limit of $3,299 per month, and the limit for a household of five is capped at $4,652
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