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Use of AFDC funds for homeless families joint hearing before the Subcommittee on Public Assistance and Unemployment Compensation of the Committee on Ways and Means, House of Representatives and the Subcommittee on Social Security and Family Policy of the Committee on Finance, United States Senate, One Hundredth Congress, second session, Brooklyn, New York, March 28, 1988. by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Ways and Means. Subcommittee on Public Assistance and Unemployment Compensation.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office, U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Shelters for the homeless -- United States.,
  • Homeless persons -- Housing -- United States.,
  • Housing -- United States -- Finance.,
  • Poor -- United States.

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ContributionsUnited States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Finance. Subcommittee on Social Security and Family Policy.
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 250 p. :
Number of Pages250
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17673373M

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  Chart Book: Temporary Assistance for Needy Families. UPDATED. Aug The Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) block grant, created in as a replacement for the Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) program, has an important role to play in stabilizing families so that parents can regain their economic footing and provide a foundation that helps their . Section 6 covers the proposed legislation dealing with the use of EA or AFDC funds to help homeless families with children. Information about coverage, participation, and expenditures under EA is appended. Six tables are included.   Homeless Assistance Homeless Assistance Program Eligibility [EAS ] Rules Homeless Assistance (HA) is granted for a continuous period of homelessness caused by specific circumstances to an eligible or apparently eligible CalWORKs assistance unit (AU). HA is available once every 12 months starting from the day. Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) was established by the Social Security Act of as a grant program to enable states to provide cash welfare payments for needy children who had been deprived of parental support or care because their father or mother is absent from the home, incapacitated, deceased, or unemployed. All 50 states, the District of Columbia, Guam.

Homeless Families with Children the largest cash assistance program for poor families with children was the Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) program. Between and , the typical state's AFDC benefits for a stomach problems, and speech problems (Better Homes Fund, ). Homeless children also experience more mental. C States can use TANF and state maintenance of effort funds for an array of services and benefits in addition to running the state’s basic welfare program; C States can use TANF and MOE funds to help low-income working families even if those families have . Janet Currie selected for review eight large federal programs providing either cash transfers (AFDC, Earned Income Tax Credit) or in-kind benefits (housing assistance, food stamps, the Women, Infants, Children [WIC] feeding program, school lunch and breakfast, Medicaid, and Head Start) to poor families .   The use of State MOE funds for the program requires that any expenditure be made on behalf of "eligible families." The term "eligible families" means that the family must include a child living with a custodial parent or other adult caretaker relative (or a pregnant woman) and be financially needy as discussed in step three.

  Use of AFDC funds for homeless families: joint hearing before the Subcommittee on Public Assistance and Unemployment Compensation of the Committee on Ways and Means, House of Representatives and the Subcommittee on Social Security and Family Policy of the Committee on Finance, United States Senate, One Hundredth Congress, second session, Brooklyn New York, . Yet less than 25% of AFDC recipients receive housing subsidies from the government.6 As a result, families are forced to reside in substandard housing, to scrimp on essentials such as food and clothing, to pay part of the rent and owe the remainder, to share apartments with other families ("double-up"), or to work illegally ("off the books") in order to avoid becoming homeless. THE WELFARE MOM CAN do FUND RAISING for her own, SMALL CHARITY FOR LOCAL POOR and salary herself, quite legally. You can do it locally, picking SKID ROW CHILDREN who are latch key kids i.e. a DAYCARE SCHOLARSHIP fund, for several barrio daycares, or do it INTERNATIONALLY. Get this from a library! Homeless families and access to AFDC.. [United States. Department of Health and Human Services. Office of Inspector General,].