Urban Institute analyzes reach of social safety net

Erika Beras Feb 6, 2019
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A sign in a New York City market window advertises the acceptance of food stamps. Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Urban Institute analyzes reach of social safety net

Erika Beras Feb 6, 2019
A sign in a New York City market window advertises the acceptance of food stamps. Spencer Platt/Getty Images
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A new analysis by the Urban Institute finds that a quarter of Americans living in poverty don’t receive public assistance such as food stamps, subsidized housing, child care or cash benefits.

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