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SNAP Time Limit

We recently shared the disappointing news that, as part of the agreement reached to raise the debt ceiling, Congress expanded the SNAP time limit to include individuals ages 50-54. But what exactly does that mean?

The time limit is one of the most complex policies in SNAP. To help you understand more about this rule, its ineffectiveness, and the harmful assumptions that drive it, read our SNAP Time Limit Policy Brief below.


Coalition Against Hunger's SNAP Time Limit Policy Brief

Download our Full SNAP TIme LImit policy brief

In the upcoming Farm Bill, the legislation that includes SNAP, we will continue to push for the elimination of this harmful policy. To join our advocacy network, make sure that you are signed up for advocacy alerts!