Brief Trends in Parents' Economic Hardship
Sandi Nelson
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Data from the 2002 round of the National Survey of America's Families show that food hardship affected 51 percent of low-income parents in 2002. Housing hardship among single low-income parents increased from 32 percent in 1997 to 35 percent in 2002.
Research Areas Families Social safety net
Tags Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)