Figure 2.4.1: Housing Affordability
Percent of households spending 30% or more of income on shelter costs, Middlesex-London and Ontario, 2015
A quarter of all Middlesex-London households (25.9%) in 2015, had a shelter-cost-to-income ratio of 30% or more which is considered not to be affordable. This was slightly lower than Ontario overall (27.7%).
A much higher percent of tenant households (45.7%) than owner households (14.3%) were spending 30% or more on shelter costs in Middlesex-London in 2015. This pattern was similar to Ontario, where, the same percent (45.7%) of owner households did not have affordable housing and slightly more owner households were not affordable (19.8%) compared with Middlesex-London.