February 15, 2019
Cora Sellers, executive director of Carmichael Outreach, said last month about 60 people came in saying they had no place to live.
The province’s shelter allowance rates allot $328 for rent to single individuals who are deemed employable in Regina, Saskatoon, Estevan Lloydminster and the bedroom communities outside of those cities. Those deemed unemployable or partially employable receive $459.
Sellers said the average rental cost for one person in Regina is $750.