Peel Region

HOMELESSNESS

Individuals accessing Region of Peel Emergency Shelter:  14,861 (2016)
Families accessing Region of Peel Transitional Housing:  37 (2016)
Individuals accessing Region of Peel Transitional Housing: 163 (2016)
Individuals served by street outreach: 346 (2016)

 

HOUSING

No. of subsidized housing units:

Approx. 56% of 14,618 units (2013)

No. of supportive housing units for those with mental/physical health issues: 

500 (2017)

Households receiving housing subsidy (including RGI and rent supplements): 

11,887 (2016)

Households on centralized wait list: 

12,958 (2016)

Wait time on centralized wait list: 

6.42 years (2016)

1-bedroom Vacancy Rate (Mississauga only): 

0.7% (2018)

2-bedroom Vacancy Rate (Mississauga only): 

0.9% (2018)

Average Cost of Rent (bachelor) (Mississauga only): 

$922/mo. (2018)

Average Cost of Rent (1 bdrm) (Mississauga only): 

$1,233/mo. (2018)

Average Cost of Rent (2 bdrm) (Mississauga only): 

$1,399/mo. (2018)

Average Cost of Rent (3+ bdrm) (Mississauga only): 

$1,495/mo. (2018)

Individuals receiving utility/rent arrears:

754 (2016)

Individuals receiving transitional supports:

375 (2016)

SOCIAL ASSISTANCE

Income assistance for renters/home owners (single person/mo.): ​

$706 (2016)

Monthly average Ontario Works caseloads (households receiving social assistance) in first quarter 2017: 

18,621 (2017)

INDIGENOUS DATA

Percentage of Indigenous households in core housing need (Mississauga only):

14.5% (2011)