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Report: Subsidized housing reduces childhood hunger

Posted by: VHFA on 3/15/2010

A new report from Children's HealthWatch in Boston indicates children living in subsidized housing are less likely to be hungry.

The report, "Rx for Hunger: Affordable Housing," is covered in a short article in this month's issue of Affordable Housing Finance magazine.

"The study makes the case that food-assistance programs alone cannot address childhood hunger," the article states. "Affordable housing is part of the solution."

Read the article online.