Shelter Cost and Affordability

  • There are 32,075 renter households in Saskatoon. Of those, 46% paid 30% or more of household total income toward shelter costs in 2010.

Table 1.1 Households Spending 30% or more on shelter cost

*- Housing tenure including presence of mortgage and subsidized housing

Source: Statistics Canada – 2011 National Household Survey. Catalogue Number 99-014-X2011031.

  • Over 23% of renter households in Saskatoon pay 50% or more of household total income toward shelter costs.
     

Table 1.2 Households Spending 50% or more on shelter cost

*- Housing tenure including presence of mortgage and subsidized housing

Source: Statistics Canada – 2011 National Household Survey. Catalogue Number 99-014-X2011031.