Peterborough

HOMELESSNESS

No. of households living in core housing need:  10,000 (2013)
Percentage of those surveyed in homeless count who are chronically homeless: 49% (2018)
Percentage of those surveyed in homeless count who are episodically homeless: 22% (2018)
Living in transitional housing:  14 (2018)
Identified in PiT Count experiencing homelessness: 259 (2018)
Hidden homelessness: 94 (2018)
Absolute homelessness: 142 (2018)
Emergency sheltered:  130 (2018)

 

HOUSING

No. of social housing units:

1,832 (2016)

No. of affordable housing units: 

 830 (2016)

No. of rent supplement units:

478 (2016)

No. of applicants on wait list for rent-geared-to-income housing:

1,491 (2016)

Bachelor vacancy rate:

1.4% (2018)
1-bedroom vacancy rate:

1.3% (2018)

2-bedroom vacancy rate:

1.5% (2018)

3+ bedroom vacancy rate:

2.8% (2018)

Average cost of rent (bachelor): 

$734 (2018)

Average cost of rent (1 bdrm):

$916 (2018)
Average cost of rent (2 bdrm):

$1077 (2018)

Average cost of rent (3+ bdrm):

$1322 (2018)

Percentage of renter households spending 30%+ income on rent and utilities:

49% of 13,315 households (2016)
Percentage of owner households spending 30%+ income on rent and utilities:

17.8% of 42,325 (2016)

Renter households spending 50%+ income on rent and utilities: 

 2,640 (2016)

SOCIAL ASSISTANCE

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

$733 (2018)

Average monthly Ontario Works caseload for city and county (households drawing social assistance):

3,863 (Jan-May 2016)

Dependency on social assistance in city: 

8.66% (2016)

No. of people served monthly by Kawartha Food Share: 

 8,100 (2016)

INDIGENOUS DATA

Percentage of Indigenous households in core housing need: 

20.4 % (2011)

Percentage of those surveyed in homeless count identifying as Indigenous: 

27% (2018)