Sydney (Cape Breton)

HOMELESSNESS

Total number of people experiencing homelessness: 115 (2018)
Individuals staying in emergency shelters: 20 (2018)
Individuals staying in a facility setting: 58 (2018)
Individuals staying in transitional housing: 7 (2018)
Individuals experiencing unsheltered homelessness:  9 (2018)
Number of hidden homeless: Another's home: 21 (2018)
Individuals identifying as female:  57% (2018)
Individuals identifying as male:  43% (2018)

 

HOUSING

Apartment vacancy rate:  5.9% (2021)
2-bedroom vacancy rate:  4.6% (2021)
Average cost of rent (bachelor):  $635/month (2021)
Average cost of rent (1 bdrm): $715/month (2021)
Average cost of rent (2 bdrm): $835/month (2021)