Belleville

HOMELESSNESS

Total number of people experiencing homelessness: 180 (2021)
Individuals experiencing chronic homelessness: 44% (2018)
Individuals experiencing episdoic homelessness: 49% (2018)
Individuals staying in emergency shelters: 15% (2021)
Individuals in transitional housing:  27% (2021)
Individuals in provisional accommodation: 50% (2021)
Individuals experiencing unsheltered homelessness:  28% (2021)
Individuals identifying as youth:  Age 16-24: 20% (2018)
Individuals identifying as Indigenous:  20% (2021)
Percentage of respondents self-identifying as LGBTQ2S+:  9% (2021)
Individuals identifying as female:  28% (2021)
Individuals identifying as male:  68% (2021)

 

 HOUSING

Apartment vacancy rate:  1.5% (2021)
1-bedroom vacancy rate:  1.4% (2021)
2-bedroom vacancy rate:  1.6% (2021)
Average cost of rent (bachelor):  $900/month (2021)
Average cost of rent (1 bdrm): $1,112/month (2021)
Average cost of rent (2 bdrm): $1,216/month (2021)

SOCIAL ASSISTANCE

Family and Individual visits to food bank (#):  Province wide: 3,282,514 (March 2020)

Income assistance (basic needs, single individual, no dependents): ​

$343/mo (2022)
Income assistance (shelter allowance, single individual, no dependents): $390/mo (2022)