Kelowna

HOMELESSNESS

Percentage of individuals experiencing chronic homelessness: 

67% (2018)

Percentage of individuals experiencing episodic homelessness: 18% (2018)
Minimum number of individuals experiencing homelessness:   286 (2018)
Individuals experiencing sheltered homelessness:  234 (2018)
Individuals experiencing unsheltered homelessness:  52 (2018)
Individuals living in emergency shelters:  70 (2018)
Individuals living in interim housing: 
 
231 (February 2016)

Individuals living in institutional/facility settings: 

55 (2018)
Number of hidden homeless:  11 (2018)

 

HOUSING

Bachelor Vacancy Rate:

0.3% (2018)

1 bedroom Vacancy Rate:

3.5% (2018)

2 bedroom Vacancy Rate:

0.9% (2018)

3+ bedroom Vacancy Rate:

1.4% (2018)
Apartment Vacancy Rate:
 
1.9% (2018)

Average cost of rent (Bachelor):

$890 (2018)

Average cost of rent (1 bdrm):

$1003 (2018)

Average cost of rent (2 bdrm):

$1267 (2018)

Average cost of rent (3+ bdrm):

$1397 (2018)

SOCIAL ASSISTANCE

Income assistance (single individual):

$760/mo. (2019)

INDIGENOUS DATA

Percentage of those surveyed in homeless count self-identifying as Indigenous:  26% (2018)