No. 81-1234.

683 F.2d 102 (1982)

Mildred S. RUHE, Hester Hembry, and Irene O'Brien, on behalf of themselves and all others similarly situated, Plaintiffs, v. Robert S. BERGLAND (now John Block) in his capacity as Secretary of the United States Department of Agriculture, and William L. Lukhard, in his capacity as Commissioner of the Commonwealth of Virginia Department of Welfare, Appellees.

United States Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit.

Decided July 19, 1982.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Charles P. Sabatino, Arlington, Va. (Joan DeLise, Legal Services of Northern Virginia, Norfolk, Va., Cynthia G. Schneider, Food Research & Action Center, Washington, D. C., on brief), for appellants.

Robert W. O'Brien, Third Year Law Student, John A. Rupp, Richmond, Va. (Justin W. Williams, U.S. Atty., George P. Williams, Asst. U.S. Atty., Alexandria, Va., on brief) for appellees.

Before WIDENER, PHILLIPS and SPROUSE, Circuit Judges.


Plaintiffs challenge the method of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and Virginia in accounting for housing subsidies in the computation of household income for food stamp purposes. The district court granted summary judgment for the defendants, and we affirm.

Plaintiffs are residents of Arlington County, Virginia and are participants in the County's Housing Expense Relief Program for Needy Persons. The program, authorized by Va...

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