The Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Block Grant: Responses to Frequently Asked Questions

Source: Gene Falk, Congressional Research Service, CRS Report for Congress, RL32760, January 22, 2013

This report provides responses to frequently asked questions about the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) block grant. It is intended to serve as a quick reference to provide easy access to information and data. This report does not provide information on TANF program rules. For such information, see CRS Report RL32748, The Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Block Grant: A Primer on TANF Financing and Federal Requirements, by Gene Falk. For a non-technical overview of TANF, see CRS Report R40946, The Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Block Grant: An Introduction, by Gene Falk.