Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Social Services
State Board of Social Services
Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) [22 VAC 40 ‑ 295]
Action is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
TANF Emergency Assistance
Action 5571
General Information
Action Summary The purpose of this action is to amend 22VAC40-295-150, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families-Emergency Assistance (TANF-EA), to increase the maximum amount of assistance to $1,500 and to add eviction prevention as a qualifying circumstance for eligibility. TANF-EA provides assistance in emergency situations. The maximum amount is changing from $500 to $1,500 and eviction prevention is being added as another situation when the payment can be issued.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act. The normal executive branch review process is not required. As such, it can be submitted directly for publication and is effective upon publication.
Exempt Citation: 2.2-4006 A.4.1.
RIS Project Yes  [006449]
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
9027 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 10/15/2020.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Mark Golden  / Program Manager
Address: 801 E. Main Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Phone: (804)726-7385    FAX: (804)726-7357    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this chapter.