Economic Research Report No. (ERR-277) 37 pp

November 2020

Household Food Insecurity and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Federal Housing Assistance

Using health survey data from the National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) linked to Federal housing administrative data, household food insecurity was assessed among adults receiving housing assistance at the time of their NHIS interview during 2011 and 2012.

See related Amber Waves article: Food Insecurity Rates Are Relatively High for Participants in Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Assistance Programs

Keywords: food insecurity, food security, low-income households, housing, poverty

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