Prince George

HOMELESSNESS

Chronically homeless (homeless for 6 months or more of the past year): 64% (2018)
Sheltered: 109 (2018)
Episodically homeless (homeless 3 or more times in the past year): 22% (2018)
Staying in emergency shelter: 61 (2018)
Staying outdoors (incl.parks, bus shelters, disewalks, tents, abandoned vehicle): 24 (2018)
In transitional housing: 24 (2018)

 

HOUSING

1-bedroom Vacancy Rate:

 5.7% (2018

2-bedroom Vacancy Rate:

2.9% (2018

Average cost of rent (bachelor):

$640/mo. (2018

Average cost of rent (1 bdrm):

 $727/mo. (2018

Average cost of rent (2 bdrm):

$871/mo. (2018)

SOCIAL ASSISTANCE

Income Assistance (single person/mo.):

$760 (2019)

Income assistance for those with a disability (single person/mo.):

$1,133 (2017)

INDIGENOUS DATA

Percentage of individuals surveyed in homeless count identifying as being of Indigenous descent: 

79% (2018)
Number of individuals identifying themselves as being of Indigenous descent (in homeless count): 

141 (April 2016)