Victoria

HOMELESSNESS

Total homeless counted: 1,525 (2018)
Unsheltered: 158 (2018)
Emergency sheltered:  359 (2018)
Transitional housing and shelters: 588 (2018)
Treatment facilities: 102 (2018)
Correctional facilities and other provisional accommodations: 146 (2018)
Living in hotels: 10 (2018)
Couch-surfing: 85 (2018)
Chronically homeless: 78.8% (2018)

 

HOUSING

1-bedroom Vacancy Rate: 

1.2% (2018)

2-bedroom Vacancy Rate: 

 1.2% (2018)

Average Cost of Rent (bachelor):

$926/mo. (2018)

Average Cost of Rent (1 bdrm): 

$1076/mo. (2018)

Average Cost of Rent (2 bdrm):

$1406/mo. (2018)

SOCIAL ASSISTANCE

Income assistance (single person/mo.)

$710 (2017)
Income assistance for those with a disability (single person/mo.

 $1,133 (2017)

INDIGENOUS DATA

Percentage of individuals surveyed in homeless count identifying as Indigenous or having Indigenous ancestry: 

33% (2018)
Number of individuals surveyed in homeless count identifying as Indigenous or having Indigenous ancestry: 

 290 (2018)