London

London, ON
London, Ontario on a map

Population: 426,200 (July 2016)
Unemployment Rate: 7.6% (July 2016)
Minimum Wage: $11.40/hr (as of October 2016)
Total Number of Shelters: 5 (2015)
Total Number of Beds: 372 (2015)

Population Facts

HOMELESSNESS
No. of individuals utilizing the shelter system: 12,000 (2010)
No. of households living in core housing need: 23,710 (2013)

HOUSING
No. of units of public housing: 3,282 (2010)
No. of shelter beds: 360 (2013)
No. of households on housing waitlist: 2,341 (2014)
Rental Vacancy Rate: 3.8% (2015)
Average Cost of Rent (1 bdrm): $788/mo. (2015)

SOCIAL ASSISTANCE
Income Assistance (single person/mo.): $656/mo. (Ontario Works) (2014)