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ACF-801 Online Help - Element 13

Housing Voucher or Cash Assistance

Published: March 28, 2016
Child Care Development Fund (CCDF) Reporting


Voucher or cash assistance towards dwelling (housing) for the family receiving assistance for the month being reported.

Data Standards


A Response is required if Element #6 is 1, 2, 3, 6, 7, or 8.

Out of Range

0 - 1:
0 = No;
1 = Yes

Internal Inconsistency

No internal consistency standard.

Field Size


Format (N)



Enter the one digit code indicating whether the family received housing assistance during the report month. Even if this source of income is disregarded for eligibility determination purposes, the correct answer is “yes” for a family that received income from this source in the reporting month. For Protective Services cases only, if income is not used to determine eligibility for protective service, this does not have to be reported. Note that a zero is used for a specific reason; for “unknown/not reported” use a blank or space.

Last Reviewed: April 8, 2016