We are the positive voice for landlords

About Us

Established in 1978, The Investment Property Owners Association of Nova Scotia (IPOANS) is the collective voice representing residential investment property owners. When IPOANS speaks on industry issues industry stakeholders listen.

IPOANS primary focus is providing members with Advocacy, Education, Membership Services programs.


Members own and manage over 45,000 apartment rental units throughout Nova Scotia. And are vital economic and philanthropic contributors in the communities in which they live and operate their businesses.

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Networking events include our annual AGM Awards Gala, Dinner and Tradeshow, Quarterley Lunch and Learn Informational sessions, Industry Workshops, and an Annual Golf Tournament.  

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Representing the interests of Nova Scotia’s residential property owners through the deliverance of Advocacy, Education and Membership Services intiatives that provide members with tangible long-term benefits.

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Over 140 Members and Climbing!

Join with confidence knowing IPOANS is the collective positive voice representing residential landlords!

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Affordable Housing

Experts question rollout of federal housing funds According to a Canadian housing expert, although the money will make a difference in enabling lower rents on particular projects, it took a long time coming, and still doesn’t come close to matching the enormous dollar...

Housing Policy

Waiting for baby boomers to die is not effective housing policy OPINION: A new report says that a once-reliable way of bringing homes to the resale market isn’t working like it used to. It’s another indication that our housing policies aren’t keeping up with our...

Canadian Rent Report

August 2019 Canadian Rent Report Overall, 5 cities experienced an upward trend last month, 4 downward, and 15 remained stable. Similar to the previous month's report, more than half of the total markets were flat, which is surprising since it is hot moving season...

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