Wood Buffalo

HOMELESSNESS

Homeless Count: 

200 (2018)

Unsheltered: 15 (2018)
Emergency Sheltered: 108 (2018)
In AB Corrections: 11 (2018)
In RCMP Holding Cells: 4 (2018)
In Detox/Treatment Facility: 4 (2018)
In Transitional Housing: 33 (2018)
Hidden Homeless: 9 (2018)
Chronically Homeless: 60% (2018)

 

HOUSING

Bachelor Vacancy Rate

10.9% (2018)

1-bedroom Vacancy Rate: 

19.0% (2018)

2-bedroom Vacancy Rate:

24.2% (2018)

3+ bedroom Vacancy Rate

22.3% (2018)
Average Cost of Rent (bachelor):

$1034 (2018)

Average Cost of Rent (1 bdrm):

$1233 (2018)

Average Cost of Rent (2 bdrm):

$1483 (2018)

Average Cost of Rent (3+ bdrm):

$1713 (2018)

SOCIAL ASSISTANCE

Income assistance (single individual)

$424/ mo. (August 2016)

INDIGENOUS DATA

Percentage of those in homeless count self-identifying as Indigenous: 

46% (2018)