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Food Insecurity Among Formerly Homeless Individuals Living in Permanent Supportive Housing

American Journal of Public Health

Year: 2018

Food security, defined as a household having access to adequate nutritious and safe foods is often jeopardized by homelessness. Permanent supportive housing (PSH) refers to programs that provide a combination of subsidized housing and supportive services addressing the needs of people with histories of chronic homelessness. Although PSH has been effective in addressing homelessness in many regards, little research has explored how it might also have an impact on food insecurity.

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