Every person has an equal right to accommodation, free from discrimination on the basis of mental illness, another disability, source of income or any other personal characteristic.
Why a secret?
Because supportive housing blends right into the neighbourhood, and so do the people who live there. In fact you may not even be able to spot supportive housing when you see it.
These houses are next door neighbours. Can you tell which one is supportive housing?
Why a success?
Because supportive housing provides comfortable, long-term homes to people who need supports to live independently – at a fraction of the cost of shelters or hospitals. No wonder we hear success stories such as these: