Published: March 2014

ID #: 1075

Journal: J Public Health Manag Pract

Authors: Harries C, Koprak J, Young C, Weiss S, Parker KM, Karpyn A

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Financing programs to incentivize healthy food retail development in communities classified as “underserved” are taking place at the local, state, and national levels. Implementing these policies requires a clear definition of eligibility for program applicants and policy administrators. This paper describes a process to implement an eligibility analysis for healthy food financing programs and shares lessons learned from administering the Pennsylvania, New York, and New Orleans healthy food financing programs over the past nine years.

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