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What is Supportive Housing?

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Supportive housing is for families and individuals who, in addition to safe, decent and affordable housing, need access to supportive services in order to stay housed permanently. Supportive housing combines permanent, affordable housing with flexible support services to help the tenants stay housed and build the skills to live as independently as possible.

Target Populations

Individuals and families who:

  • Are very poor;
  • Have persistent health conditions or multiple barriers to housing stability;
  • Are homeless and/or do not have access to appropriate and stable housing in the community; and
  • Would be unable to access or retain housing without tightly linked services.
Models and Strategies
  • Apartment or SRO buildings developed by non-profits for people with special needs
  • Single family homes (may be shared)
  • Rent subsidized apartments leased in the private market
  • Units set aside for people with special needs in rent subsid ized apartments
  • Units secured by project sponsors through long term master lease with private owners
  • Services integrated within existing affordable housing
  • Mental health and substance use management and recovery
  • Vocational and employment
  • Money management and benefits advocacy
  • Coordinated support and case management
  • Community building and tenant advocacy
  • Medical and wellness


For more information contact:

Davey King
(502) 564-7630 ext. 412
(800) 633-8896
(KY only)

1231 Louisville Road, Frankfort, Kentucky 40601
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