LEEP Income Requirements

Income Requirements
To demonstrate eligibility, the LEEP applicant must have a household income defined as “very low income” or “extremely low income” for Mendocino County, as verified by “Adjusted Gross Income” from the most recently filed required federal income tax return. Federal tax returns from 2019 will only be accepted until May 17, 2021. However 2019 may be used for second proof of income (see below).
Income Required Documentation
Please provide all of the following:
  • Tax Returns. Most recently filed/required federal income tax return. 2019 federal tax return will only be accepted until May 17, 2021 then 2020 is required. ALL APPLICANTS MUST SUBMIT A TAX RETURN REGARDLESS OF INCOME.
  • Secondary Proof of Income. Provide one of the following in addition to your 2020 tax return:

  • Second (Consecutive Year) Tax Return (i.e., 2019 & 2020 Tax Returns)
  • Two months of pay stubs
  • Current Profit and Loss Statement, and Balance Sheet
  • Proof of current eligibility for any of the following:
  1. General Assistance
  2. Food Stamps / CalFresh
  3. Medical/CALWORKs
  4. Supplemental Security Income or Social Security Disability (SSI/SSDI)
  • Personal Financial Statement: sample found here.