London

HOMELESSNES

No. of unique individuals accessing emergency shelter: 2,670 (2015)
No. of individuals accessing emergency shelter 10+ times: 411 (2015)
No. of individuals experiencing homelessness by PiT Count: 406 (2018)
Percentage staying in emergency/domestic violence shelter: 59% (2018)
Percentage staying in transitional housing:  9% (2018)
Percentage staying at someone else's place (friend or family):  18% (2018)
Percentage staying in a public space: 6% (2018)
Percentage staying in unknown location: 8% (2018)
Percentage experiencing chronic homelessness: 62% (2018)

 

HOUSING

No. of rent-geared-to-income units owned by London & Middlesex Housing Corporation: 

3,282 (2017)

No. of people housed in London & Middlesex Housing Corporation rent-geared-to-income units: 

5,000+ (2017)

No. of London & Middlesex Housing Corporation's special priority list individuals housed (Jan 2015-Jan 2017):

358 (2017)

No. of people from London & Middlesex Housing Corporation's local urgent category housed (Jan 2015- Jan 2017): 

296 (2016)

Of whom, percentage previously homeless:

83% (2017)
No. of households on rent-geared-to-income waiting list: 

 2,383 (2015)

Bachelor vacancy rate: 

2.7% (2018)
1-bedroom vacancy rate: 

2.1% (2018)

2-bedroom vacancy rate:

2.1% (2018)

3+-bedroom vacancy rate:

2.1% (2018)
Average cost of rent (bachelor): 

$669 (2018)

Average cost of rent (1 bdrm): 

$877 (2018)

Average cost of rent (2 bdrm)

$1,087 (2018)

Average cost of rent (3+ bdrm)

$1,240 (2018)

SOCIAL ASSISTANCE

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

$733 (2018)

Average monthly Ontario Works caseload (households receiving social assistance):

10,976 (2013)

Average monthly Ontario Works singles caseload (single people receiving social assistance): 

6,805 (2013)

INDIGENOUS DATA

Percentage of Indigenous households in core housing need:

 26.5% (2011)

Percentage of those surveyed in homeless count identifying as Indigenous or as having Indigenous ancestry: 

29% (2018)