Sault Sainte Marie

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HOMELESSNESS

Estimated number:

  • living on the street: 4 (2010)
     
  • homeless: 72 (2016)
     
  • living in shelters: 1,098 (2010)
     
  • living at risk of homelessness: 11, 815 (approx.) (2010)
     
  • surveyed homeless for over a year: 11 (42.3%) (2016)

 

 HOUSING

1-bedroom vacancy rate: 

 3.9% (2016)

2-bedroom vacancy rate:

2.5% (2016)

Average cost of rent (bachelor): 

$583/mo. (2016)

Average cost of rent (1 bdrm):

$722/mo. (2016)

Average cost of rent (2 bdrm): 

$873/mo. (2016)

No. of affordable housing units (Sault Ste. Marie Housing Corporation):

752 (2017)

No. of rent supplement units (Sault Ste. Marie Housing Corporation): 

483 (2017)

No. of active households on housing waitlist:

1,186 (2015)

No. of households in core housing need: 

 3,165 (2011)

Total percentage of households in core housing need: 

9.6% (2011)

SOCIAL ASSISTANCE

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

​$706 (2016)

Ontario Works caseload (no. of households drawing social assistance):

2,159 (August 2010)

Single-person Ontario Works caseload: 

1,191 (August 2010)

INDIGENOUS DATA

Percentage of Indigenous households in core housing need: 

19.2% (2011)

Those surveyed (n=26) identifying as Indigenous or having Indigenous ancestry:

11 (42.3%) (2016)