The housing Community Housing Network provides is known as supportive housing. It is permanent affordable housing that provides linkages to social, health and employment services. This housing model has proven to be a successful environment for individuals who have been unable to maintain housing due to mental illness, substance addiction or chronic or episodic homelessness.
Supportive housing offers disabled and homeless individuals a stable living environment and the opportunity to receive treatment, find work, maintain recovery and give back to the community. Success is measured by length of stay in housing, becoming connected to supportive services and treatment and by increased income through employment or approval for entitlements such as disability benefits.