Halifax

HOMELESSNESS

Total number of people experiencing homelessness: 586 (2022)
Individuals experiencing sheltered homelessness: Sheltered in/with non-profit locations: 410 (2022)
Individuals staying in a facility setting: 85 (2022)
Individuals experiencing unsheltered homelessness:  91 (2022)
Individuals identifying as Indigenous:  22% (2022)
Percentage of respondents self-identifying as LGBTQ2S+:  15% (2022)
Individuals identifying as female:  33% (2022)
Individuals identifying as male:  65% (2022)

 

HOUSING

Apartment vacancy rate:  1% (2021)
1-bedroom vacancy rate:  1.2% (2021)
2-bedroom vacancy rate:  0.9% (2021)
Average cost of rent (bachelor):  $902/month (2021)
Average cost of rent (1 bdrm): $1,085/month (2021)
Average cost of rent (2 bdrm): $1,334/month (2021)