Development

Young Avenue homeowners concerned about proposed planning rules ‘There are three or four fundamentals that just cannot be victimized by greed,’ says resident Homeowners along Young Avenue in Halifax’s south end are worried about the impact of...

Term Leases Under Scrutiny

Loophole: Housing advocate calls for elimination of fixed-term leases in Nova Scotia KJIPUKTUK (Halifax) – David Comeau had the ideal home, across the street from his children’s school, and in his affordability range. The only problem: he was living on a fixed-term...

Rent Control

Rent control provision quietly softened by N.S. Liberals two days after announcement Tenancy groups say the changes weakened rent control Two days after Nova Scotia’s Liberals announced temporary rent caps in response to evictions and fast-rising rents amid the...

Service Nova Scotia and Internal Services

Residential Tenancies Accepting “Application to Director” Filings Online   NEW: You can now submit your application to the Residential Tenancies Program to resolve a dispute between landlord and tenant online (Form J). It is fast and easy! Service Nova...

Nova Scotia Affordable Housing Commission

Commission recommends against rent control, urges $25 million in spending to start solving affordable housing crisis Nova Scotia Affordable Housing Commission report: Wages have not kept up with rent increases, more Nova Scotians are being forced to spend a greater...