N.Y. Food Desert Fund Distributes $6 Million

N.Y. Food Desert Fund Distributes $6 Million

NEW YORK — The New York Healthy Food & Healthy Communities (HFHC) Fund, a three-year, public/private program launched in late 2010, has thus far provided $6.14 million — $4.86 million in loans and $1.28 million in grants — to seven supermarket projects aimed at improving access to nutritious food for 24,000 people in underserved communities in New York state, according to the Low Income Investment Fund (LIIF) here.

LIIF, the lead administrator of the HFH

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