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Housing 2008 Supplementary

Housing: 2008 Archive - Supplementary Information

Affordable housing - both rented and owned - is a big factor in quality of life and is important in attracting workers to our community.

5-1 Rental Vacancy Rate (%) for One Bedroom, 2005 and 2006

Rental Vacancy Rate (%25) for 1 Bedroom, 2005 and 2006 Housing Supplemental Graphs 2008 51 (4).jpg

 200520062007
Waterloo Region2.62.12.2

Source: http://www.cmhc-schl.gc.ca/odpub/esub/64725/64725_2006_A01.pdf

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5-2 Rental Vacancy Rates (%) Two-Bedroom: 2005, 2006 and 2007

Rental Vacancy Rates (%25) 2- Bedroom 2005, 2006 and 2007 Housing Supplemental Graphs 2008 51 (1).jpg

 200520062007
Waterloo Region3.73.42.9
All CMAs2.62.52.5

Source: Canada Housing and Mortgage Corporation, "Housing Market Information: Rental Market Statistics," data for 2005 and 2006 are from the 2006 edition, tables 9 and 10 pages 27 and 28, respectively. Data for 2007 data are from the 2007 edition, tables 8 and 9 and 10, pages 28- 30.

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5-3 Rental Vacancy Rate (%) for Three Bedrooms: 2005 and 2006

Rental Vacancy Rate (%25) for 3 Bedrooms 2005 and 2006 Housing Supplemental Graphs 2008 51 (5).jpg

 200520062007
Waterloo Region3.84.13.4

Source: http://www.cmhc-schl.gc.ca/odpub/esub/64725/64725_2006_A01.pdf

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5-4 Percent of Households where Rental Payments as a Percentage of Household Income Exceeded 30%

Percent of Households where Rental Payments as a Percentage of Household Income Exceed 30%Housing Supplemental Graphs 2008 51 (3).jpg

 20012006
Waterloo Region36.639.2
Ontario42.244.6
Canada39.640.3

Source: Statistics Canada, Census 2001 and 2006, Topic-based tabulations, Housing and Shelter Costs

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5-5 Percent Gross Minimum Wage Needed for Average Market One & Two Bed Apartment, 2007

%Gross Minimum Wage Needed for Average Market 1 and 2 Bed Apartment, 2007 Housing Supplemental Graphs 2008 51 (7).jpg

1 Bedroom51.3
2 Bedroom61.7

Source: None

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5-6 Residential Building Permits ($million) 2005-2007

Residential Building Permits ($million) 2005-2007 Housing Supplemental Graphs 2008 51 (8).jpg

200520062007
572.7481.0481.0

Source: CMHC: Residential Building Activity, 2007, http://www.cmhc-schl.gc.ca/odpub/esub/64685/64685_2008_A01.pdf

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5-7 New Housing Price Index (1997=100): 2005-2007

New Housing Price Index (1997=100) 2005-2007 Housing Supplemental Graphs 2008 51 (9).jpg

 2004200520062007
Waterloo Region125.1131.4136.8138.9
Canada123.2129.4142.0153.0

Source: CMHC: Housing Costs, 2007, http://www.cmhc-schl.gc.ca/odpub/esub/64691/64691_2008_A01.pdf

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5-8 Average Rent Two Bedroom Apartment ($): 1997-2007

Average Rent 2 Bedroom Apartment ($) 1997-2007 Housing Supplemental Graphs 2008 51 (11).jpg

 

 

 19971998199920002001200220032004200520062007
Waterloo Region630.0641.0660.0697.0722.0750.0754.0765.0811.0824.0829.0
Ontario726.0761.0785.0829.0863.0883.0886.0898.0903.0919.0-
Canada597.0616.0628.0648.0672.0694.0704.0720.0732.0755.0-

Source: Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, Canadian Housing Observer 2007

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5-9 Ratio of MLS Average Residential Prices and Median Economic Family Income, 1995-2005

Ratio of MLS Average Residential Prices and Median Economic Family Income, 1995-2005 Housing Supplemental Graphs 2008 51 (12).jpg

 

 

 19971998199920002001200220032004200520062007
Waterloo Region2.983.413.363.133.343.543.583.623.784.024.38
Ontario3.863.874.023.883.793.83.894.184.324.614.74
Canada4.184.174.223.993.953.943.934.244.544.815.11

Source: Average residential prices found through Canadian Housing Observer, Table 6. ; Source for median economic family income: Statistics Canada. Income Trends in Canada 1980-2005. Table 202-0411 titled "Median total income, by economic family type, 2005 constant dollars, Canada, provinces and select CMAs"

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5-10 Ratio of MLS Average Residential Prices and Median Census Family Pre-Tax Income 2000-2005

Ratio of MLS Average Residential Prices and Median Census Family Pre-Tax Income 2000-2005 Housing Supplemental Graphs 2008 51 (14).jpg

 200020012002200320042005
Waterloo Region2.592.62.692.822.973.1
Ontario3.33.313.543.753.924.08
Canada3.233.213.433.73.94.11

Source for CMA data: Average residential prices found through Canadian Housing Observer, Table 6. http://www.cmhc.ca/en/corp/about/cahoob/loader.cfm?url=/commonspot/security/getfile.cfm&PageID=96839. Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation based on data ;
Source for CA data: Median Census family income found through Statistics Canada special request.The housing prices were acquired through a CREA special request. Series MLS104859, MLS104451, MLS104171, MLS104187, MLS104203.

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5-11 Average Annual Rent for Two Bedroom Apartments as a Percent of Median Yearly Income 1995-2004

Average Annual Rent for Two Bedroom Apartments as a Percent of Median Yearly Income, 1995-2004 Housing Supplemental Graphs 2008 51 (13).jpg

 

 

 19951996199719981999200020012002200320042005
Waterloo Region16.2718.9217.9616.8218.0718.818.8818.3718.1117.9319.31
Ontario21.3221.6121.321.220.5120.5920.8620.9920.2320.2819.52
Canada19.6219.6619.5719.3418.8318.6518.4518.6918.4918.3317.98

Source for rent data: Canadian Housing Observer http://www.cmhc.ca/en/corp/about/cahoob/data/data_004.cfm
Source: Statistics Canada. Income Trends in Canada 1980-2005. Table 202-0411

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5-12 Proportion of Units Requiring Major Repair, 2001 and 2006

Proportion of Units Requiring Major Repair, 2001 and 2006 Housing Supplemental Graphs 2008 51 (15).jpg

 20012006
Waterloo Region6.35.3
Ontario6.35.3
Canada6.35.3

Source: Statistics Canada. 2006 data from Census Community Profiles for 2006.

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1-5 Vital Signs® Canada Original Data Sources

1-6 Vital Signs® Canada Original Data Sources - Where Waterloo Region Stands

V-1 Gross Shelter Income Ratio

 Percent of households spending more than 30% of income on rent
 20002005% change, 2000-2005
Kitchener CMA36.639.27.1

In 2005 in Kitchener, the proportion of households spending 30 per cent or more of their income on gross rent was 39.2 per cent, 2.7 per cent lower than the national average (40.3). The proportion of households spending more than 30 per cent of income on owner's major payments was 16.7 per cent, 6.2 per cent lower than the national average (17.8).

Source: Statistics Canada, Census 2001 and 2006, Topic-based tabulations, Housing and Shelter Costs.
For 2001 data see the following link:
http://www12.statcan.ca/english/census01/products/standard/themes/RetrieveProductTable.cfm?Temporal=2001&PID=58914&APATH=3&METH=1&PTYPE=55440&THEME=55&FOCUS=0&AID=0&PLACENAME=0&PROVINCE=0&SEARCH=0&GC=99&GK=NA&VID=0&FL=0&RL=0&FREE=0&GID=431515
http://www12.statcan.ca/english/census01/products/standard/themes/RetrieveProductTable.cfm?Temporal=2001&PID=58913&GID=431515&METH=1&APATH=3&PTYPE=55440&THEME=55&AID=0&FREE=0&FOCUS=0&VID=0&VNAMEE=&VNAMEF=&GC=99&GK=NA&SC=1&SR=1&RL=0&CPP=99&RPP=9999&d1=0&d2=0
For 2006 data see the following links:
http://www12.statcan.ca/english/census06/data/topics/RetrieveProductTable.cfm?ALEVEL=3&APATH=3&CATNO=&DETAIL=0&DIM=&DS=99&FL=0&FREE=0&GAL=0&GC=99&GK=NA&GRP=1&IPS=&METH=0&ORDER=1&PID=93654&PTYPE=88971&RL=0&S=1&ShowAll=No&StartRow=1&SUB=0&Temporal=2006&Them

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V-2: Ratio of MLS Average Residential Price to Median Census Family Income

 2000200120022003200420052006Percentage change 2000-2006
Kitchener CMA2.592.602.692.822.973.103.2726.10

In 2006, the ratio of the average price of a house to the median income for census families was 3.3 in Kitchener. In other words, the average house cost 3.3 years of annual income for the median family. This ratio was 25 per cent lower than the national average (4.4) and 22 per cent lower than the provincial average (4.2). The ratio increased 26.1 per cent over the period 2000-2006.

Source: https://www03.cmhc-schl.gc.ca/b2c/b2c/init.do?language=en&shop=Z01EN&areaID=0000000122&productID=00000001220000000009

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V-3 Rental Vacancy Rate

 1 Bed.2 Bed.3 Bed.
 2006200720052006200720062007
Kitchener CMA2.92.23.73.42.94.13.4

In Kitchener in 2007, the rental vacancy rate of two bedroom apartments was 2.9 per cent, 16.0 per cent higher than the average for all CMAs (2.5 per cent). The rental vacancy rate is down 14.7 per cent from 3.4 per cent in 2006.

Source:http://www.cmhc-schl.gc.ca/odpub/esub/64725/64725_2006_A01.pdf http://www.cmhc-schl.gc.ca/odpub/esub/64725/64725_2007_B02.pdf

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V-4 Number of Beds in Homeless Shelters in Vital Signs Communities

 Total numberEmergencyTransitional
Waterloo Region28726026

In Kitchener (Waterloo Region) in 2008, the total number of beds available in homeless shelters was 287. 260 beds were emergency beds and 26 were transitional beds.

Source: Homeless Individuals and Families Information System.

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V-5: Average Annual Rent as a Share of Median Census Family Income

 2000200120022003200420052006% change 2000-2006
Kitchener CMA13.813.713.713.513.313.713.6-1.4

In 2006, average annual rent was 13.6 per cent of median money income for Census families in Kitchener. In other words, in order to pay an average amount of rent, the median family spent 13.6 per cent of their income. This ratio was 5 per cent lower than the national rate (14.2 per cent). The rate was down 1 per cent from that in 2000

Source : For Median Income, Statistics Canada, CANSIM Table 111-0009, and special request for CA data (see Table XI-6-b).
Source: : Average annual rents are from the Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation (see Appendix Table V-5-i). Data on rental rates to 2005 from "Canadian Housing Observer: Average Rent for Two-Bedroom Apartments, Canada, Provinces and Metropolitan Areas, 1992-2005 (dollars)" based on CMHC (Rental Market Survey).
http://www.cmhc.ca/en/corp/about/cahoob07/data/loader.cfm?url=/commonspot/security/getfile.cfm&PageID=143885

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V-6: Proportion of Units Requiring Major Repair

 20012006% change, 2001-2006
Kitchener CMA6.35.3-16.0

In Kitchener, 5.3 per cent of dwelling units were in need of major repair in 2006, down 16.0 per cent from 6.3 per cent in 2001. The Kitchener proportion was 1.3 percentage points below the Ontario level and 2.2 percentage points below the Canada-wide level.

Source: Statistics Canada. Census 2006. Community Profiles.
http://www12.statcan.ca/english/census06/data/profiles/community/Details/Page.cfm?Lang=E&Geo1=PR&Code1=01&Geo2=PR&Code2=01&Data=Count&SearchText=Canada&SearchType=Begins&SearchPR=01&B1=Families%20and%20households&Custom=
2001 data calculated from Topics Based Tabulations, based on Census data.
http://www12.statcan.ca/english/census01/products/standard/themes/RetrieveProductTable.cfm?Temporal=2001&PID=59179&APATH=3&METH=1&PTYPE=55430&THEME=40&FOCUS=0&AID=0&PLACENAME=0&PROVINCE=0&SEARCH=0&GC=0&GK=0&VID=0&VNAMEE=&VNAMEF=&FL=0&RL=0&FREE=0&GID=431515

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V-7 Proportion of Units Requiring Major Repair

Kitchener CMA5.3

In Kitchener in 2006, 5.3 per cent of dwelling units required major repairs. This was 29.3 per cent lower than the national average of 7.5 per cent and 19.7 per cent lower than the provincial average of 6.6 per cent.

Source: Statistics Canada. Census Community Profiles for 2006 http://www12.statcan.ca/english/census06/data/profiles/community/Details/Page.cfm?Lang=E&Geo1=PR&Code1=01&Geo2=PR&Code2=01&Data=Count&SearchText=Canada&SearchType=Begins&SearchPR=01&B1=Families%20and%20households&Custom=

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