Brandon

HOMELESSNESS

Total number of people experiencing homelessness: Survey conducted with homeless adults: 84 (2018)
Individuals staying in emergency shelters: 16 (2018)
Individuals in transitional housing:  44 (2018)
Individuals experiencing unsheltered homelessness:  43 (2018)
Individuals identifying as youth:  Age 25 and under: 16.9% (2018)
Individuals identifying as Indigenous:  81% (2018)
Individuals identifying as LGBTQ2S+: 7 people (2018)
Individuals identifying as female:  Number of respondents interviewed: 31 (2018)
Individuals identifying as male:  Number of respondents interviewed: 48 (2018)

 

HOUSING

Apartment vacancy rate:  3.4% (2021)
1-bedroom vacancy rate:  2.1% (2021)
2-bedroom vacancy rate:  2.7% (2021)
Average cost of rent (bachelor):  $611/month (2021)
Average cost of rent (1 bdrm): $753/month (2021)
Average cost of rent (2 bdrm): $981/month (2021)

SOCIAL ASSISTANCE

Family and Individual visits to food bank:  Province wide: 65,100 (2021)

Income assistance (single individual):

$796/month (as of July 1, 2018)