Affordable Housing

Thesis project shares stories of older women in insecure housing A Halifax master’s student is highlighting the experiences of older women in the municipality who struggle to find safe, secure and affordable places to live. Kelly O’Neil spent time with 11...

Waste Management Resources

Halifax will soon hold corporations responsible for garbage from their products This past Tuesday at HRM council, Deputy Mayor Tony Mancini put forward that HRM endorse a motion by the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM). That motion would see the FCM call on...

Housing Affordability

Canada’s rental costs rising, adding to affordability woes Canada’s rental costs increased 0.8 percent in October from a month ago, and by 2.5 percent since January, according to figures released by Statistics Canada on Wednesday. In January, the statistical agency...

Market Research

Do You Know What Your Prospective Tenants Want? The Answers May Surprise You Did you know that the number one apartment feature prospective tenants are interested in is central-air conditioning? Or that among community features, forget about on-site fitness centers,...

Development

Two-tower, 21-storey downtown Halifax development approved HALIFAX—A municipal committee overseeing downtown development has approved a proposal for a long-vacant site on Hollis Street despite concerns from municipal staff that the design contravened too many...

Airbnb

Airbnbs cut into long-term rentals in HRM, report shows A new report on short-term rentals in Halifax Regional Municipality confirms that Airbnbs have directly affected the availability of long-term rentals in the municipality…Read More…