Reminders

Housing 2010

Housing: 2010 Archive

Affordable housing - rented or owned - is a big factor in quality of life and is important in attracting workers to our community. Emergency shelter and long-term care beds also indicate how well we serve those most in need.

8-1 The Number of Social Housing Units is an indicator of the quantity of subsidized and/or affordable housing in our community.

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2006

2007

2008

Waterloo Region

45

44

44

Ontario Median

45

44

42

Source: OMBI 2008

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8-2 The Percentage of Seniors That Can Be Served From All Long-Term Care Beds is an indication of the number of our citizens over the age of 75 that have access to long term care facilities.

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2005

2006

2007

2008

Waterloo Region

10.4

10

9.3

9

Ontario Median

10.2

10

9.3

9.3

 Source: OMBI 2008

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 8-3 The Average Nightly Number of Emergency Shelter Beds is an indicator of the number of beds required by the homeless in our community. 

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2006

2007

Waterloo Region

34

33

Ontario Median

34

34

 Source: OMBI 2007

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8-4 Total Housing Starts is an indicator of the number of new houses being built and the economic outlook of our community.

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1999

2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

Total Starts

2821

3509

3537

4130

3955

3912

3763

3599

2740

2634

Rental Starts

183

601

691

395

577

733

490

266

666

493

 Source:http://www.cmhc-schl.gc.ca/en/corp/about/cahoob07/data/upload/Table9_EN_w.xls

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