Vacancy Rates

With the economic slowdown, vacancy rates have been rising in Saskatoon over the past year.

Table 1.11 Private Apartment Vacancy Rates (%) by Zone and Bedroom Type, Saskatoon CMA

Source: Rental Market Report – Saskatoon CMA – Fall 2016

  •  Housing with affordable rental rates tends to have a lower vacancy rate.
  • Coupled with waiting lists at the Saskatoon Housing Authority and various non-profit housing organizations in Saskatoon, there is evidence that there is a need for affordable housing, especially for larger family units.

Table 1.12 Private Apartment Vacancy Rates (%) by rent range and Bedroom Type, Saskatoon CMA

Source: Rental Market Report – Saskatoon CMA – Fall 2014

Note :** Data suppressed to protect confidentiality or data not statistically reliable.