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.
Housing and housing providers can positively affect the nutrition and health of residents
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As a crucial part of the social safety net, community developers and affordable housing providers should be fully engaged with all stakeholders to play a pivotal role in providing access to both nutritious food and the information necessary to guide healthy dietary decisions.
Good nutrition and decent affordable housing are vital components of personal health, well-being, educational attainment and positive economic outcomes.