Drug Testing and Crime-Related Restrictions in TANF, SNAP, and Housing Assistance

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This report describes and compares the drug- and crime-related policy restrictions contained in selected federal programs that provide assistance to low-income individuals and families: the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) block grant, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly Food Stamps), and the three primary federal housing assistance programs (the public housing program, the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program, and the project-based Section 8 rental assistance program).

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Location(s): United States
Creation Date: July 30, 2013
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Creator (Author):
McCarty, Maggie

Acting Section Research Manager and Specialist in Housing

Creator (Author):
Aussenberg, Randy Alison

Analyst in Nutrition Assistance Policy

Creator (Author):
Falk, Gene

Specialist in Social Policy

Creator (Author):
Carpenter, David H.

Legislative Attorney

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: July 30, 2013
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United States
Description:

This report describes and compares the drug- and crime-related policy restrictions contained in selected federal programs that provide assistance to low-income individuals and families: the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) block grant, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly Food Stamps), and the three primary federal housing assistance programs (the public housing program, the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program, and the project-based Section 8 rental assistance program).

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36 pages.

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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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