Windsor

We are in the process of collecting and updating the data from the 2018 Point in Time Count. Please excuse some of the broken links!

 

Media Folder: 

HOMELESSNESS

Estimated number of:

  • Chronically homeless: 51% (2016)
     
  • Episodically homeless: 35% (2016)
     
  • Respondent doesn't know (likely homeless): 6 (2016)
Of those surveyed in homeless count (n=166), those staying at:
  • Someone else's place: 65 (2016)
     
  • Emergency/domestic violence shelter: 60 (2016)
     
  • Transitional housing: 16 (2016)
     
  • Motel/hotel: 6 (2016)
     
  • Public space: 6 (2016)

 

 HOUSING

Supportive Housing:

390 beds (2014)

Public and subsidized housing units (#): 

 6,482 (2014)

No. of households on housing waitlist: 

 2,500 (2014)

1-bedroom vacancy rate: 

3.1% (2016)

2-bedroom Vacancy Rate:

2.5% (2016)

Average cost of rent (bachelor):

$544/mo. (2016)

Average cost of rent (1 bdrm):

 $706/mo. (2016)

Average cost of rent (2 bdrm):

 $852/mo. (2016)

Number of households in core housing need:

 13,570 (2011)
Total percentage of households in core housing need: 

11.3% (2011)

SOCIAL ASSISTANCE

Income assistance for renters/home owners (single person/mo.): ​

$706 (2016)
Ontario Works caseload (no. of households on social assistance): 

(March 2011)

Percent of population receiving Ontario Works assistance: 

 5.0% (2011)

INDIGENOUS DATA

Percentage of Indigenous households in core housing need:

18.9 % (2011)
Those surveyed in homeless count (n=166) identifying as being of Indigenous descent:

48 (29%) (2016)