Food at Home: Affordable Housing as a Platform to Overcome Nutritional Challenges

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This report provides a series of actionable recommendations that demonstrate how affordable housing and housing providers can serve as a crucial conduit for providing low-income families with access to healthy foods and fostering healthy eating.
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Enterprise Community Partners fundamentally believes that housing is the platform from which we can work to expand opportunity for success, particularly when woven into a supportive living environment that fosters healthy lifestyles. To this end, we believe affordable housing providers can play a critical role in improving residents’ access to nutrition.

This report highlights some of the existing programs and best practices in addressing the nutritional needs of low-income communities. It also provides a series of actionable recommendations that demonstrate how affordable housing and housing providers can serve as a crucial conduit for providing low-income families with access to healthy foods and fostering healthy eating. 

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