Discrimination, scarcity still barriers for homeless looking for housing
Politico | June 21, 2018
Homeless New Yorkers looking to use rental assistance vouchers to move out of city shelters continue to struggle with discrimination by landlords in a perpetually tight housing market; despite city efforts, income discrimination remains a barrier to homeless people finding apartments.
“It is a real factor in the challenge of moving people out of shelter into permanent housing. I want to be clear it’s not the only one, but it is a significant one,” said Win CEO Christine Quinn.