Edmonton

HOMELESSNESS

Estimated number of people experiencing homelessness: 1971 (2018)
Unsheltered (living on the streets): 72 (2018)
Provisionally accommodated (hotel/motel, addictions facility): 1194 (2018)
Transitional housing: 438 (2018)
Sheltered: 1873 (2018)
Emergency sheltered: 679 (2018)
Chronically homeless: 66% (2018)
Episodically homeless: 5% (2018)

HOUSING

Number of Capital Regional Housing social housing rental units: 4,500 (2016)
Number of Capital Regional Housing affordable housing rental units:  40 (2016)
Current needs: 19000 (approx) (2012
Apartment vacancy rate: 5.3% (2018
1 bdrm vacancy rate: 5.3% (2018)
2 bdrm vacancy rate: 5.4% (2018)
Average cost of rent (bachelor): $862/month (2018)
Average cost of rent (1 bdrm):  $1017/month (2018)
Average cost of rent (2 bdrm): $1246/month (2018)

SOCIAL ASSISTANCE

Income assistance (single individual): $424 (August 2016
Number of individuals who received assistance from Edmonton Food Bank in 2017: >20,000 (approx., monthly) (2017)

INDIGENOUS DATA

As percent of total homelessness: 32% (2018)
Percentage of Indigenous households in core housing need: 20.9% (2011)