Centre Plan

Halifax passes first half of Centre Plan despite developers’ concerns with affordable housing ‘tax’ HALIFAX—Council has passed the first half of a long-awaited set of land-use planning documents despite concerns from developers that the affordable-housing component...

Rent Control

Rent control among issues NDP will focus on in fall session The provincial NDP have revealed the main issues they are going to focus on in the upcoming session of the legislature, and one of the biggest is pursuing rent control. NDP leader Gary Burrill said people are...

Canadian Market Trends

Big challenges in booming multifamily sector: CAIC panel Government regulations are slowing the supply of much-needed new purpose-built rental apartments, and tighter rent controls could exacerbate the problem, according to a panel of senior executives which closed...

NS Human Rights

Access to Rental Accommodations Intake staff at the Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission regularly receive inquiries from the public concerning access to rental accommodations….Read More

Development

Queen’s Marque built with future storms in mind, says developer. In the wake of Dorian, the builder of the Queen’s Marque — a mixed-use development under construction on the Halifax waterfront — says the building has been designed with future storms and...