TANF Policies in Nine States: Implications for Microenterprise Initiatives

Publication Date: December 1999

Publisher: Center for Law and Social Policy

Author(s): Mark Greenberg; Lisa Plimpton

Research Area: Social conditions

Type: Report

Coverage: United States


Describes the policies in place in nine states, focusing on key issues likely to affect microenterprise initiatives serving TANF families. The paper summarizes the relevant TANF law and compares state policies in six areas, including work and participation requirements, time limits, treatment of income and assets, and supportive servcies.