Brantford

HOMELESSNESS

Minimum homeless:  186 (2018)
Enumerated homeless: 134 (2018)
Percentage staying in emergency shelters/domestic violence shelters:  43% (2018)
Percentage in transitional housing: 11% (2018)
Percentage staying in someone else's place: 22% (2018)
Percentage in makeshift shelter/tent/shack:  5% (2018)
Percentage in hotel/motel:  11% (2018)

 

HOUSING

Households on rent-geared-to-income waiting list (#): 

1,191 (2015)

Number of affordable housing units (county-wide):

 438 (2017)

Bachelor Vacancy Rate: 

N/A (2018)
1-bedroom Vacancy Rate: 

1.2% (2018)

2-bedroom Vacancy Rate:

1.5% (2018)

3+-bedroom Vacancy Rate:

1.9% (2018)
Average Cost of Rent (bachelor): 

$677/mo. (2018)

Average Cost of Rent (1 bdrm):

$900/mo. (2018)

Average Cost of Rent (2 bdrm):

$1002/mo. (2018)

Average Cost of Rent (3+ bdrm):

$1070/mo. (2018)

SOCIAL ASSISTANCE

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

$706 (2016)

Ontario Works caseloads in county (# of social assistance cases):

2,380 (June 2014)

INDIGENOUS DATA

Percentage of Indigenous households in core housing need:

29.2% (2011)

Percentage of those surveyed in homeless count identifying as Indigenous: 

 35% (2018)