Nipissing/North Bay

HOMELESSNESS

No. of unique individuals who were found to be homeless: 182 (2018)
No. of individuals in emergency shelters:  59 (2018)
No. of individuals in public institutions:  23 (2018)
No. of individuals surveyed as unsheltered:  9 (2018)
No. of hidden homeless: 63 (2018)
No. of individuals in transitional housing: 10 (2018)
Percentage of participants experiencing chronic homelessness:  39% (2018)

 

HOUSING

No. of non-profit housing units: 

2,367 (2015)

No. of households on housing waitlist:

877 (2015)

No. of people who moved into social housing from 2011-2013: 

575 (2014)

1-bedroom Vacancy Rate:

2.9% (2018)

2-bedroom Vacancy Rate:

 0.9% (2018)

Average cost of rent (bachelor):

$600/mo. (2018)

Average cost of rent (1 bdrm):

$773/mo. (2018)

Average cost of rent (2 bdrm):

$964/mo. (2018)

Average cost of rent (3+bdrm):

$1,177/mo. (2018)

SOCIAL ASSISTANCE

No. of Ontario Works caseloads (households receiving social assistance): 

2402 (2017)

Singles constituting Ontario Works caseloads from 2011-2014:

62-66% (2014)

Average time to process an application for social assistance through Ontario Works: 

 2.92 days (2015)

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

 ​$733 (2018)

INDIGENOUS DATA

Percentage of Indigenous households in core housing need: 

 15.8% (2011)

Individuals surveyed in homeless count identifying as Indigenous: 

65 (44%) (2018)