Red Deer

HOMELESSNESS

Total number of people experiencing homelessness:

144 (2018)
Unsheltered (based on tally sheet): 39 (2018)
Emergency Sheltered: 86 (2018)
Provisionally Accommodated: 39 (2018)
Chronically Homeless: 43% (2018)
Episodically Homeless: 9% (2018)

 

HOUSING

No. of public & subsidized housing units: 

309 (2014)

Bachelor Vacancy Rate:

8.6% (2018)
1-bedroom Vacancy Rate:

9.3% (2018)

2-bedroom Vacancy Rate:

8.3% (2018)

3+ bedroom Vacancy Rate:

5.6% (2018)

Average cost of rent (bachelor):

$729 (2018)

Average cost of rent (1 bdrm):

$861 (2018)

Average cost of rent (2 bdrm):

$1032 (2018)

Average cost of rent (3+ bdrm):

$1108 (2018)

SOCIAL ASSISTANCE

Income Support (barriers to full employment, private housing):

$866/mo. (2019)

No. of individuals who received assistance in the form of food, clothing, shelter, or employment:

5,387 (between 2008 and 2010)

INDIGENOUS DATA

Percentage of those surveyed in homeless count self-identifying as Aboriginal:

44% (2018)