Development

Bedford Highway proposal gets 3 more storeys for affordable housing Regional council voted unanimously in favour of proposal that includes 18 affordable housing units A proposed eight-storey apartment building along the Bedford Highway with 18 affordable housing...

Student Housing

Antigonish council passes bylaw to restrict number of rental rooms in a home Councillors voted Monday to limit the number of rooms landlords can rent to 4, but there are exceptions The Town of Antigonish, N.S., is trying to crack down on landlords who rent out several...

Halifax

Yes, it did get harder to find an apartment in Halifax last year All-time-low for Halifax’s vacancy rate hits renters hard The vacancy rate in Halifax has fallen to a measly one percent, lower than most cities across the country. According to the Canada Mortgage and...

HRM

Tax bill hike coming for HRM residents HALIFAX, N.S. — The average residential tax bill in Halifax Regional Municipality is projected to increase by $30 or 1.5 per cent for the 2020-21 fiscal year. That’s the fiscal framework that regional council agreed to work with...

Article of Interest

Surge of complaints prompts Ontario ombudsman to investigate delays at Landlord and Tenant Board The Ontario ombudsman has announced an investigation into delays at the Landlord and Tenant Board, citing a recent “surge” of complaints. A press release from Ombudsman...