TANF Benefits Fell Further in 2011 and Are Worth Much Less Than in 1996 in Most States — Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
Here, we track key grants available for single mothers — the likes of TANF, food stamps, UI, Medicaid, among others and we crunch the numbers to analyze how much benefits single moms with two children can expect to get in each state.
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Unemplioyment and poverty are at a high in most areas, leading people to have to go seek help from the government via TANF which is Temporary Assistance for needy families, there s a 5 yr maximum to receive benefits and within 2 years recipients must get a job, most people who are in poverty or homeless want to work
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of African Americans live in government housing or section 8 while receive cash assistance and just over receive other benefits like food stamps. This chart shows all the assistance given in largest benefit was Medicaid which mostly consists of children.