Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Tables and Figures in CRS Reports

The following tables and figures related to Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) can be found in the CRS reports included in this Green Book chapter.

RL32748: The Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Block Grant: A Primer on TANF Financing and Federal Requirements

Table 1. Federal TANF Funds: FY2006-FY2014

Table 2. TANF Basic Block Grant to the States

Table 3. Federal TANF and State MOE Funding Levels

Table 4. Summary of Rules for the Use of Federal TANF and State MOE Funds

Table 5. Summary of TANF Requirements that Apply to Recipients of Assistance, by Funding Source of the Benefit

Table 6. Countable TANF Work Activities and Their Definitions

R43634: Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF): Eligibility and Benefit Amounts in State TANF Cash Assistance Programs

Table 1. State TANF Cash Assistance Program Vehicles Disregards from Asset Limits for New Applicant Families, July 2012

Table A-1. Maximum Monthly Earnings an Applicant Family Comprising a Single Parent Caring for Two Children May Have to Gain Eligibility for TANF Cash Assistance: July 2012

Table A-2. Maximum Monthly Earnings a Single Parent Caring for Two Children May Have for Applicants or for Recipients to Retain Eligibility for TANF Cash Assistance, July 2012

Table A-3. Maximum Monthly TANF Cash Assistance Benefit for a Single Parent Caring for Two Children, July 2012

Table A-4. Maximum Monthly TANF Cash Assistance Benefits Paid to a Family Headed by a Single Parent, By Family Size, July 2012

Table A-5. Maximum Combined TANF and SNAP Benefit for a Single Parent Caring for Two Children, July 2012

Table A-6. Maximum Monthly AFDC/TANF Cash Assistance Benefits for a Single Parent Caring for Two Children, July of Selected Years

Table A-7. Maximum Monthly AFDC/TANF Cash Assistance Benefit for a Single Parent Caring for Two Children in Constant July 2012 Dollars

Table A-8. Maximum Monthly AFDC/TANF Cash Assistance Benefit for a Single Parent Caring for Two Children, as a Percent of the Federal Poverty Level, July of Selected Years

Figure 1. Maximum Monthly Earnings An Applicant Family May Have and Be Eligible for TANF Cash Assistance: Single Parent Caring for Two Children: July 2012 

Figure 2. State TANF Cash Assistance Program Asset Limits for New Applicant Single Parents Caring for Two Children, July 2012

Figure 3. TANF Maximum Monthly Benefits for a Single Parent Caring for Two Children, by State, July 2012

Figure 4. Combined TANF Cash Assistance and SNAP Benefit, Single Parent Caring for Two Children: July 2012

Figure 5. AFDC/TANF Maximum Benefits for a Family of Three in the Median State, July of Selected Years 1981-2012

Figure 6. Combined Cash Assistance and Food Assistance for a Family of Three: July 1981, July 1996, and July 2012

R43187: Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF): Size and Characteristics of the Cash Assistance Caseload

Table 1. Summary Characteristics of AFDC/TANF Cash Assistance Families: Selected Years FY1988 to FY2011

Table 2. Families Receiving TANF Cash Assistance by Family Category and Number of Child Recipients: FY2011

Table 3. Families Receiving TANF Cash Assistance by Family Category and Age of Youngest Child: FY2011

Table 4. TANF Child Recipients: by Family Category and Race/Ethnicity: FY2011

Table A-1. Families Receiving Cash Assistance by Family Category: Selected Years, FY1988 to FY2011

Table A-2. TANF Cash Assistance Caseload By Family Category and State: FY2011

Table A-3. Ratio of TANF Child Recipients to All Children and Poor Children by Race/Ethnicity, Selected Years

Figure 1. Number of Families Receiving AFDC/TANF Cash Assistance: 1959-2013

Figure 2. Families Receiving AFDC/TANF Cash Assistance, By Category, Selected Years FY1988 to FY2011

R42767: Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF): Welfare-to-Work Revisited

Table 1. Summary Characteristics of Work-Eligible Individuals: FY2011

Table 2. TANF Work-Eligible Individuals Employed or Participating in a Work or Job Preparation Activity: by Characteristic, FY2011

Table 3. Percentage of Cash Assistance Adults and Teen Parents Employed or Engaged in a Work or Job Preparation Activity, FY2011

Table 4. TANF Families Sanctioned for Work, Educational, or Activity Requirements: FY2001-FY2011

Table 5. TANF Assistance Families Included and Not Included in the TANF Work Participation Rate, FY2011

Table 6. Countable TANF Work Activities and Their Definitions

Table 7. TANF Hours Requirements for the All-Family Rate and the Two-Parent Family Rate (Excludes Special Rule for Teen Parents), by Family Type

Table 8. TANF Work Participation Among Teen Parents Included in the Participation Rate Without a High School Diploma, by Age, FY2011

Table 9. TANF “Core” and “Supplemental” Work Activities

Table 10. Effective TANF Work Participation Standards for All Families: FY2002‑FY2011

Table 11. Employment Status of Young Adults (Aged 20 to 24), Selected Years 1994‑2011

Table 12. Enrollment in Educational Programs of Young Adults (Aged 20 to 24), Selected Years 1994-2010

Table A-1. Effective TANF Work Participation Standards for All Families by State: FY2002-FY2011

Table A-2. TANF Work Participation Rates by State: Official Rates (Including Grandfathered Waivers), FY2002-FY2011

Table A-3. TANF Work Participation Rates for All Families Excluding the Effects of Grandfathered Waivers by State: FY2002‑FY2011

Table A-4. TANF Effective Work Participation Standards and Work Participation Rates: FY2011

Table A-5. TANF Families Receiving Assistance, by Type of Family and State: FY2011

Table A-6. TANF Families Receiving Assistance, by Work Participation Rate Status and State: FY2011

Table A-7. TANF Families Included in the Work Participation Rate, by Family Type and State, FY2011

Table A-8. TANF Sanctions and Sanction Rates by State: FY2011

Figure 1. TANF Assistance Families, by Family Type, FY2011

Figure 2. Work Participation of TANF Work-Eligible Individuals: FY2011

Figure 3. TANF Effective (After-Credit) Work Participation Standards for FY2011

Figure 4. TANF Assistance Families Included and Not Included in the Work Participation Rate: FY2011

Figure 5. Percentage of TANF Work-Eligible Individuals Included in the Participation Rate in TANF Work Activities: FY2011

Figure 6. TANF Families Included in the Work Participation Rate, by Family Type, FY2011

Figure 7. Distribution of TANF Single Parent Families Included in the TANF Work Participation Rate by Hours of Participation in Activities and by Presence of a Child Under Age 6 in the Family, FY2011

Figure 8. Distribution of TANF Two-Parent Families Included in the TANF Work Participation Rate by Hours of Participation in Activities, FY2011

Figure 9. Percentage of TANF Work-Eligible Individuals Included in the Work Participation Rate Who Participated in Work- and Education-Related Activities, FY2011

Figure 10. TANF Effective Work Participation Standards and Work Participation Rates, by State, FY2011

Figure 11. National Average TANF Work Participation Rate for All Families, FY2002‑FY2011

This page was prepared on September 3, 2014, for the 2014 version of the House Ways and Means Committee Green Book.