Exploring Multiple Levels of Access to Rental Subsidies and Supportive Housing

Katherine Quinn, Julia Dickson-Gomez, Timothy McAuliffe, Jill Owczarzak

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Despite the well-documented benefits of stable housing, there are myriad barriers that preclude low-income and homeless individuals from accessing housing support. This article examines which individual characteristics predict greater or more limited access to supportive housing and rental subsidy programs in Hartford, Connecticut. Although individuals with HIV/AIDS are most likely to access housing, options are limited for other vulnerable populations, including those with substance use disorders and mental illness.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)467-484
Number of pages18
JournalHousing Policy Debate
Issue number2
StatePublished - Apr 2014
Externally publishedYes


  • housing access
  • policy
  • rental subsidies
  • supportive housing

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Development
  • Urban Studies
  • Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law


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