The report highlights programs and best practices that address the nutritional needs of low-income communities. Readers will learn recommendations that demonstrate how affordable housing can be a platform and how housing providers can play a vital role in ensuring that low-income families have access to healthy foods. This paper aims to link the efforts of community developers, affordable housing providers and other stakeholders and to advance conversations between the housing and health fields.

May 28, 2014

In This Report, You’ll Learn

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    The benefits of healthy eating.

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    The relationship between poverty and poor nutrition and diet.

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    What programs and policies are supporting healthy eating in low-income communities.

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    How housing and community institutions can help promote a culture of healthy eating.

Key Takeaway

Housing and housing providers can positively affect the nutrition and health of residents

Affordable housing and housing providers can play a key role in providing low-income families with access to healthy foods and fostering healthy eating.

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