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Federal Low-Income Programs: Multiple Programs Target Diverse Populations and Needs

Categories: Income/Poverty,Welfare/Social Services

Describes federal programs (including tax expenditures) targeted to people with low incomes, identifies the number and selected household characteristics of people in poverty, identifies the number, poverty status, and household characteristics of selected programs’ recipients, and covers research on how selected programs may affect incentives to work.  From the Government Accountability Office