York Region

HOMELESSNESS

Found during point-in-time count on April 17th: 389 (2018)
No. of unsheltered respondents:  44 (2018)
No. of sheltered respondents: 221 (2018)
No. staying in provisional accommodations: 124 (2018)
Percentage experiencing chronic homelessness: 45% (2018)
Percentage self-identifying as LGBTQ2S+: 8% (2018)
Percentage experiencing episodic homelessness: 21% (2018)
Assisted by the Housing Stability Program: 1,352 (2018)
Assisted by the Homelessness Prevention Program: 407 (2016)

 

SHELTERING FACILITIES

Emergency Housing beds: 160 (2018)
Beds for youth:  42 (2018)
Beds for families:  15 units (60 beds) (2018)
Women's Shelter beds: 28 (2018)
Men's Shelter beds: 30 (2018)

HOUSING

Households living in core housing need

33,860 (2012)

Bachelor vacancy rate (Markham only):

N/A (2018)

1-bedroom vacancy rate (Markham only):

1.7% (2018)

2-bedroom vacancy rate (Markham only): 

1.1% (2018

3+ bedroom vacancy rate (Markham only): 

3.4% (2018)

Average cost of rent (bachelor) (Markham only): 

N/A (2018)
Average cost of rent (1 bdrm) (Markham only): 

$1,213 (2018)

Average cost of rent (2 bdrm) (Markham only): 

$1,408 (2018)

Average cost of rent (3+ bdrm) (Markham only): 

$1,538 (2018)

SOCIAL ASSISTANCE

Social assistance (Ontario Works) amount for a single person: 

$733/month (2018)

INDIGENOUS DATA

Percentage of Aboriginal households in core housing need (Richmond Hill, Vaughan, and King City only): 

13.5% (2011)