Displaced Homemakers Self-Sufficiency Assistance Act
DISPLACED HOMEMAKERS SELF-SUFFICIENCY ASSISTANCE ACT
DISPLACED HOMEMAKERS SELF-SUFFICIENCY ASSISTANCE ACT. The act was adopted in 1990 with the intention of assisting women who had been homemakers to advance in the labor market. A displaced homemaker was defined as "an individual who has been providing unpaid services to family members in the home and who—(A) has been dependent either—(i) on public assistance and whose youngest child is within two years of losing eligibility under part A of title IV of the Social Security Act, or (ii) on the income of another family member but is no longer supported by that income, and (B) is unemployed or underemployed and is experiencing difficulty in obtaining or upgrading employment." The act was repealed in 1998.