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Social Determinants of Health for Rural People News

News stories from the past 60 days.

HUD Awards $55 Million for Housing and Community Development Projects in 77 Native American Communities
Sep 14, 2017 - The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced it would be awarding $55.2 million through its Indian Community Development Block Grant Program. These grants will be distributed to 77 Native American tribes throughout the country to improve housing conditions and to stimulate economic development.
Source: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
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Participation in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Highest in Rural Areas and Small Towns, New Data Tool Reveals
Aug 2, 2017 - According to SNAP Maps, a new interactive data tool released by the Food Research and Action Center (FRAC), people in rural counties and small towns are more likely to participate in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) than people in more urban areas. This tool includes state-by-state and county-by-county data.
Source: Food Research and Action Center
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Last Updated: 9/15/2017