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Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the legislative changes to the Food Stamp Program mandated by the welfare reform act; focusing on, for fiscal year (FY) , the: (1) characteristics of households whose food stamp benefits were limited because of the cap on their deduction for excess shelter expenses; and (2) extent to which food stamp benefits would have been higher for. Nearly all households affected by the cap had children, while only slightly more than half of households not affected by the cap had children. Moreover, households affected by the cap were more likely to (1) be headed by a single female, (2) have noncitizen members, (3) have earned income, and (4) live in urban areas. 58 60 62 63 Characteristics of Food Stamp Participants, 23 4 Source: USDA, Food and Nutrition Service, Characteristics of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Households: Fiscal Year , Report No. SNAPCHAR, September , Table A Journals & Books; Help Download PDF and selected socioeconomic characteristics of elderly food stamp recipients were compared with elderly people who were eligible for food stamps but did not participate in the program. L CastnerCHARACTERISTICS OF FOOD STAMP HOUSEHOLDS FISCAL YEAR US Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition.
The Food Stamp Program has grown from a modest effort to distribute excess farm commodities during the Great Depression to the nation’s largest food assistance and nutrition program, serving almost 27 million persons in fiscal year , at a . See Mike Stavrianos, Scott Cody, and Kimball Lewis, CHARACTERISTICS OF CHILDLESS UNEMPLOYED ADULT AND LEGAL IMMIGRANT FOOD STAMP PARTICIPANTS: FISCAL YEAR (U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Feb. ); see also Michael Fix and Jeffrey Passel, TRENDS IN NONCITIZENS’ AND CITIZENS’ USE OF PUBLIC BENEFITS FOLLOWING WELFARE REFORM: . monthly Food Stamp Program benefit for fiscal year for a household of four is $ Most households generally receive less that the maximum because maximum benefits are reduced by 30 percent. a fiscal year, not less than 80 percent of the funds shall be used by the State agency during the fiscal year to serve food stamp recipients who— ‘‘(i) are not eligible for an exception under section 6(o)(3); and ‘‘(ii) are placed in and comply with a program described in subparagraph (B) or (C) of section 6(o)(2).
Food and Nutrition Service () Characteristics of food stamp households: fiscal year – summary. Kington, RS & Smith, JP () associations with sociodemographic characteristics and diet quality. J Am Diet Assoc , In fiscal year , the average SNAP household received about $ a month, and the average recipient about $ a month — about $ per meal. SNAP benefits are based on need: very poor households receive larger benefits than households with more income since they need more help affording an adequate diet. Visit to get more information about this book, to buy it in print, or to download it as a free PDF. and food security data. Unpublished paper, January 5, Mathematica Policy Research, Inc. Characteristics of food stamp households: Fiscal year FSPCHAR, by K. Cunnyngham and B. Brown, Mathematica. [iv] USDA. Characteristics of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Households: fiscal year (Summary). November Available here. [v] USDA. Food and Nutrition Office, Office of Policy Support. The Extent of Trafficking in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program: – September Available here. [vi] Snap to Health.