Subsidized Housing Protects Children from Food Insecurity

A new report from Children's HealthWatch examines the crucial role of subsidized housing in protecting children from food insecurity and other health risks. The study found that children living in subsidized housing were more likely to be food secure and less likely to be seriously underweight than children whose families were on the waiting list for subsidized housing. By capping housing costs at 30% of income, subsidized housing frees up resources that families can use to meet basic needs.  Read report» 01/07/2010