How Will Nova Scotia’s Next Premier Handle Affordable Housing And Rent Control?

HALIFAX – One of the major problems the next premier must tackle is housing affordability. Across the province, house prices are climbing at record-breaking rates. In Halifax, the pandemic and ultra-low vacancy rates have combined to create a significant rent affordability crisis.

During their respective chats, chamber president Patrick Sullivan asked each candidate how they plan to handle these problems.

All three identified the same issue at the root of housing affordability challenges: there simply aren’t enough houses and apartments on the market…[Read More]