Halton

HOMELESSNESS

Total no. of individuals/head of household experiencing homelessness identified:  271 (2018)
No. staying in transitional housing:  102 (38%) (2018)
No. staying in shelter: 72 (27%) (2018)
No. couch surfing: 44 (16%) (2018)
No. staying in motel: 18 (7%) (2018)
No. staying in hospital/corrections: 15 (6%) (2018)
No. staying in public or undisclosed location: 14 (5%) (2018)

 

HOUSING

No. of households "placed" with emergency shelter program:

779 (2013)

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

 3,460 (2015)

Bachelor Vacancy Rate (Oakville only): 

5.1% (2018)
1-bedroom Vacancy Rate (Oakville only): 

1.1% (2018)

2-bedroom Vacancy Rate (Oakville only):

1.2% (2018)

3+ bedroom Vacancy Rate (Oakville only):

0.9% (2018)

Average cost of rent (bachelor) (Oakville only):

$1,047/mo. (2018)

Average cost of rent (1 bdrm) (Oakville only):

$1,310/mo. (2018)

Average cost of rent (2 bdrm) (Oakville only):

$1,509/mo. (2018)

Average cost of rent (3+ bdrm) (Oakville only):

$1,817/mo (2018)
No. of households in core housing need (Oakville only): 

5,325 (2011)

Total percentage of households in core housing need (Oakville only):

9.0% (2011)

SOCIAL ASSISTANCE

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

$733 (2018)
No. of monthly Ontario Works caseloads (drawers of social assistance):

1,978 (2016)

INDIGENOUS DATA

Percentage of Indigenous households in core housing need (Oakville only): 

11.2% (2011)