Ottawa

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HOMELESSNESS

Total number of people experiencing homelessness:

  • No. of enumerated homeless: 261 (2016)
     
  • No. of enumerated homeless emergency sheltered: 117 (2016)
     
  • No. of enumerated homeless in transitional housing: 140 (2016)
     
  • No. of chronically homeless single men during the year: 351 (2016)
     
  • No of chronically homeless single women during the year: 91 (2016)
     
  • No. of chronically homeless family units during the year: 87 (2016)
     
  • No. of episodically homeless single men during the year: 76 (2016)
     
  • No. of episodically homeless single women during the year: 13 (2016)
     
  • Average length of shelter stay (all clients): 75 nights (2016)

Of these individuals, the estimated number:

  • living on the streets: 530 (2008)
     
  • living in shelters: 6,705 (2013)
     
  • using women's, men's, youth and family emergency shelters at any Point during the year: 7,170 (2016)

 

 HOUSING

Number of public & subsidized housing units:

22,500 (2017)

No. of active households on central waiting list for affordable housing: 

10,052 (2016)

1-bedroom Vacancy Rate:

2.8% (2016)

2-bedroom Vacancy Rate: 

3.0% (2016)

Average Cost of Rent (bachelor): 

$812/mo. (2016)

Average Cost of Rent (1 bdrm): 

$982/mo. (2016)

Average Cost of Rent (2 bdrm): 

 $1,201/mo. (2016)

No. of households in core housing need: 

37,800 (2011)

Total percentage of households in core housing need:

11.2% (2011)

SOCIAL ASSISTANCE

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

​$706 (2016)
Average monthly Ontario Works caseload (households receiving social assistance):

16,073 (2012)

INDIGENOUS DATA

Percentage of Indigenous households in core housing need:

15.9 % (2011)