Peterborough

HOMELESSNESS

Total number of people experiencing homelessness: 264 (2021)
Individuals experiencing chronic homelessness: 115 (2021)
Individuals experiencing episodic homelessness: 22% (2018)
Individuals staying in emergency shelters: 130 (2018)
Individuals staying in transitional housing: 14 (2018)
Individuals in provisional accommodations:  94 (2018)
Individuals experiencing unsheltered homelessness:  12 (2018)
Number of hidden homelessness:  94 (2018)
Individuals identifying as youth:  Ages 18-24: 12% (2018)
Individuals identifying as Indigenous:  27% (2018)
Percentage of respondents self-identifying as LGBTQ2S+:  8% (2018)
Individuals identifying as female:  30% (2018)
Individuals identifying as male:  68% (2018)

 

HOUSING

Apartment vacancy rate:  1% (2021)
1-bedroom vacancy rate:  0.8 (2021)
2-bedroom vacancy rate:  1% (2021)
Average cost of rent (bachelor):  $805/month (2021)
Average cost of rent (1 bdrm): $1,048/month (2021)
Average cost of rent (2 bdrm): $1,3057 (2021)

SOCIAL ASSISTANCE

Family and Individual vists to food bank (#):  Province wide: 3,282,514 (March 2020)

Income assistance (basic needs, single individual, no dependents): ​

$343/mo (2022)
Income assistance (shelter allowance, single individual, no dependents): $390/mo (2022)