Thompson

HOMELESSNESS

Total number of people experiencing homelessness:

112 (2018)
Sheltered:  65 (2018)
On the street (unsheltered): 47 (2018)
Stayed in emergency shelters over the past year: 58.6% (2018)
Episodically homeless:  28.7% (2018)
Chronically homeless: 65% (2018)

 

HOUSING

No. of public housing units: 

35,555 (Manitoba) (2015)
1-bedroom vacancy rate: 

 8.2% (2018)

2-bedroom vacancy rate: 

7.4% (2018)

Average cost of rent (bachelor):

$738/mo. (2018)

Average cost of rent (1 bdrm): 

 $823/mo. (2018)

Average cost of rent (2 bdrm): 

 $934/mo. (2018)

SOCIAL ASSISTANCE

Income assistance (single person/mo): 

 $796/mo (as of July 1, 2018

Maximum Rent Assist (single individual not receiving social assistance): $576/mo. (2018)

INDIGENOUS DATA

Percentage of counted homeless identifying as Indigenous:

94.5% (2018)

Number of counted homeless identifying as Indigenous:

104 (2018)