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California Code of Regulations
Title 17, Division 2
Chapter 3 - Community Services
SubChapter 19 - Supported Living Service
Article 2 - General Provisions
§58611. Housing Financial Involvement and Responsibilities.
§58611. Housing Financial Involvement and Responsibilities.
 
(a) A SLS vendor shall have no financial or fiduciary involvement in the home, or in any utility or service contract integral to the occupancy of the home, of a consumer to whom the SLS vendor provides services, whenever such involvement would inhibit the consumer's exercise of the rights enumerated in Section 58620 , or be inconsistent with any requirement of Welfare and Institutions Code, Section 4689.
(1) Whenever a vendor proposes to have a financial or fiduciary involvement specified in (a), the vendor shall present the proposal in writing to the regional center. The proposal shall assure and demonstrate to the regional center's satisfaction, that:
(A) The involvement would serve the interests of the consumer better than a range of available alternatives;
(B) The consumer understands and approves of the vendor's proposed involvement; and
(C) The requirements of (a) would be met.
(b) The regional center shall not pay any costs incurred by a consumer receiving SLS in securing, occupying, or maintaining a home rented, leased, or owned by the consumer except when the executive director of the regional center has determined that:
(1) Payment of the cost would result in savings to the State with respect to the cost of meeting the consumer's overall services and supports needs;
(2) The costs can not be paid by other means, including available natural or generic supports; and
(3) The costs are limited to:
(A) Rental or utility security deposits;
(B) Rental or lease payments;
(C) Household utility costs;
(D) Moving fees; and
(E) Non-adaptive and/or non-assistive household furnishings, appliances, and home maintenance or repair costs.
Note
Authority cited: Section 11152, Government Code; Sections 4689 and 4690, Welfare and Institutions Code. Reference: Section 1505(1), Health and Safety Code; and Sections 4512(b), 4620.1, 4689(a), 4689(b) and 4791(c), Welfare and Institutions Code.
History
1. New section filed 8-14-95 as an emergency; operative 8-14-95 (Register 95, No. 33). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 12-12-95 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.
2. New section refiled 12-4-95 as an emergency; operative 12-12-95 (Register 95, No. 49). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 4-10-96 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.
3. New section refiled 4-8-96 as an emergency; operative 4-10-96 (Register 96, No. 15). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 8-6-96 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.
4. Certificate of Compliance as to 8-14-95 order, including amendment of subsections (b)-(b)(3), new subsections (b)(3)(A)-(E), repealer of subsections (b)(4)-(10) and amendment of Note, transmitted to OAL 8-8-96 and filed 9-20-96 (Register 96, No. 38).