Housing Needs of Low-Income People Living in Rural Areas

This report summarized the housing situations of low-income persons living in rural areas of Canada. The study combines findings from three research activities: a literature review on rural housing issues associated with low-income persons; a review of published and unpublished Canadian statistics on the topic of housing needs in rural areas; and a series of case studies in 12 diverse rural communities and small towns including Coral Harbour, Nunavut. It is organized into the following sections: methodology, housing situations of low-income households, the nature of rural housing, barriers to providing low-income housing, opportunities, and conclusions.

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