Vancouver

HOMELESSNESS

Total number of people experiencing homelessness:

 2,181 (2018)

Unsheltered: 659 (2018)
Sheltered: 1,522 (2018)
Living in emergency/domestic violence shelters: 1330 (2018)
Living in transitional housing: 46 (2018)
Living in a facility/institutional setting: 15 (2018)
Experiencing chronic homelessness:  49% (2018)
Hidden homeless: 125 (2018)

 

HOUSING

No. of families on housing wait list:

2,800 (2010) 

1-bedroom Vacancy Rate:

1.1% (2018)

2-bedroom Vacancy Rate: 

 0.9% (2018)

Average Cost of Rent (bachelor):

 $1,150/mo. (2018)

Average Cost of Rent (1 bdrm):

 $1,307/mo. (2018)

Average Cost of Rent (2 bdrm):

$1,649/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

Number of respondents in homeless count identifying as Indigenous: 

561 (2018)

Percentage of respondents in homeless count identifying as Indigenous: 

40% (2018)