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Disability: is the additional resources still available?

Verified 18 August 2022 - Directorate for Legal and Administrative Information (Prime Minister)

No, the resource complement is deleted since 1er december 2019.

However, if you received this assistance until that date, you continue to receive it for 10 years if you meet the eligibility conditions (related to your disability rate, resources and housing).

The additional resources form with the AAH what is called the guarantee of resources.

The amount of the additional resources shall be fixed at €179.31 this brings the guarantee of resources (AAH + additional resources) to €1,135.96 per month.

Disability rate

You must meet the following 2 conditions:

  • Have a disability rate of at least 80%
  • Have a work capacity less than 5% because of your disability. This disability is assessed by the Commission on the Rights and Autonomy of Persons with Disabilities (CDAPH). The 5% equivalent to almost absolute incapacity for work.
Resources

You must meet the following 2 conditions:

  • Accident at work Receive the Disabled Adult Allowance (DAA) at full rate or in addition to a pension, disability pension or pension
  • Have not received any income of a professional nature for 1 year on the date of submission of the application for a supplement
Accommodation

You have to live in an independent housing unit, that is, one that does not belong to an institution.

If you are accommodated by an individual in his or her home, the accommodation is not considered independent. However, if this accommodation belongs to the person you live with as a coupleHowever, this accommodation is considered to be independent.

FYI  

the additional resources will not be paid if you work.

If you have the statutory minimum retirement ageHowever, the top-up is paid if you receive the AAH in addition to a pension. However, you must meet the conditions for accessing the resource add-in.