Wood Buffalo

HOMELESSNESS

Homeless Count: 

104 (2016)

Of these individuals, the estimated number:

  • Unsheltered: 16 (2016)

  • Emergency Sheltered: 54 (2016)

  • In transitional housing and other: 4 (2016

  • Justice system: 2 (2016)

 

 HOUSING

No. of public & subsidized housing units: 

1547 (2012)

No. of clients on housing wait list: 

319 (2012)

No. of households in core housing need:

2,040 (2011)

Total percentage of households in core housing need:

9.3% (2011)

Bachelor Vacancy Rate

14.6% (2017)

1-bedroom Vacancy Rate: 

24.3% (2017)

2-bedroom Vacancy Rate:

24.4% (2017)

3+ bedroom Vacancy Rate

12% (2017)
Average Cost of Rent (bachelor):

1073 (2017)

Average Cost of Rent (1 bdrm):

1251 (2017)

Average Cost of Rent (2 bdrm):

1531 (2017)

Average Cost of Rent (3+ bdrm):

1823 (2017)

SOCIAL ASSISTANCE

Income assistance (single individual)

$424/ mo. (August 2016)

INDIGENOUS DATA

Percentage of Indigenous households in core housing need:

 11.3% (2011)

Percentage of those surveyed in homeless count self-identifying as Indigenous: 

43% (2016)