October 26, 2015 Tweet Fact of the Week: TANF Benefits as Percentage of Monthly Income Needed to Afford 2-Bedroom Fair Market Rent Note: TANF benefits for a single-parent family of three as of July 2015. Source: Floyd, Ife and Liz Schott. (2015). TANF Cash Benefits Have Fallen by More Than 20 Percent in Most States and Continue to Erode. Center on Budget and Policy Priorities.