Grande Prairie

HOMELESSNESS

Number of people counted as experiencing homelessness: 228 (2018)
Unsheltered: 12 (2018)
Emergency sheltered: 139 (2018)
Provisionally accommodated: 79 (2018)
In facility/institutional settings: 56 (2018)
In Alberta Health Services: 4 (2018)
In transitional housing: 5 (2018)
Couch surfing: 10 (2018)
Chronically homeless: 51% (2018)
Episodically homeless: 8% (2018)

HOUSING

Number of permanent affordable housing units: 723 (2017)
Number of temporary affordable housing units: 420 (2017)
Number of people in need of affordable housing: 2770 (2014)
Number of people on a housing wait list: 1767 (2014)
Number of households in core housing need: 1,725 (2011)
Total percentage of households in core housing need: 8% (2011)
1-bedroom Vacancy Rate:  2.8% (2018)
2-bedroom Vacancy Rate:  3.7% (2018)
Average Cost of Rent (bachelor): $806/mo. (2018)
Average Cost of Rent (1 bdrm):  $943/mo. (2018)
Average Cost of Rent (2 bdrm):   $1122/mo. (2018)

SOCIAL ASSISTANCE

Income assistance (single individual living in social housing):  $424/mo. (August 2016)
Total number of families being helped with housing costs: 462 (2015)
Families still needing help with housing costs: 1320 (2015)

INDIGENOUS DATA

Percentage of Indigenous households in core housing need: 13.9% (2011)
Percentage of homeless self-identifying as Indigenous Peoples:  40% (2018)