Brief Two-Parent Family Eligibility
Urban Institute
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TANF permits states to rescind eligibility rules that penalize marriage. As of July 2002, 37 states have removed these penalties. This fast fact maps out the eligibility standards used by the different states.
Research Areas Social safety net
Tags Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) State programs, budgets