Lethbridge

HOMELESSNESS

Total number of people experiencing homelessness:

223 (2018)
Individuals experiencing unsheltered homelessness: 30 (2018
Individuals staying in emergency shelters: 136 (2018)
Individuals in transitional housing:  23 (2018)
Individuals in provisional accommodations: 75 (2018)
In facility/institutional settings: 35 (2018)
Individuals experiencing chronic homelessness 65% (2018)
Individuals experiencing episodic homelessness 10% (2018)
Individuals identifying as youth: Age 18-24: 14% (2018)
Individuals identifying as Indigenous: 73% (2018)
Individuals identifying as LGBTQ2S+: 6% (2018)
Individuals identifying as female: 35% (2018)
Individuals identifying as male: 59% (2018)

 

HOUSING

Apartment vacancy rate:  3.1% (2021)
1-bedroom vacancy rate:  2.4% (2021)
2-bedroom vacancy rate:  3.9% (2021)
Average cost of rent (bachelor):  $753/month (2021)
Average cost of rent (1 bdrm): $947/month (2021)
Average cost of rent (2 bdrm): $1,041/month (2021)

SOCIAL ASSISTANCE

Income assistance (single individual):

$866/month (2019)

Number of family and individual visits to Calgary Food Bank: 

Province wide: 116,396 (2021)