Welfare rolls decline during the pandemic despite economic upheaval

The next month, as the pandemic began, she sold her 2004 Audi for $3,000. That and tax returns covered her $1,000 rent and some bills through May. That June, with her daughter, Brooklynn, just weeks old, Markham applied for TANF. The state required her to perform 20 hours of job-hunting activities a week — applying online for jobs that did not come through, meeting with counselors.

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