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Nova Scotia’s Black Communities Housing Technical Centre

The Province of Nova Scotia announced on Monday that it will open a Black Communities Housing Technical Centre, staffed by...

New provincial loan program for non-profit housing organizations

The Province of Nova Scotia announced a new lending program for non-profits seeking to acquire existing affordable housing to add...

NS Affordable Housing Commission publishes report with 17 recommendations

The much-anticipated report from our 17-member NS Affordable Housing Commission was released yesterday, May 31, 2021. I had the honour...

Fill in the NS Affordable Housing Commission survey on housing in Nova Scotia!

As you know, I’m co-chairing the Nova Scotia Affordable Housing Commission. We’re looking for public input to inform our recommendations...

Standing Committee on Natural Resources and Economic Development: Affordable Housing in NS

I was asked to be a witness at the NS Legislature for the Standing Committee on Natural Resources and Economic...

Nova Scotia Affordable Housing Commission launches engagement portal

As most of you know, I’m co-chairing the NSAHC with Deputy Minister Catherine Berliner, supported by staff at the Department...

Our LGBT seniors housing research on CBC News

Our project on the housing needs of the LGBT seniors population in Canada was profiled on CBC news on December...

Help us evaluate your city’s rental housing approach!

As part of our SSHRC-funded project, Rental housing in Canadian municipalities: Barriers and solutions to implementation, we’re running our second...

Housing vulnerability during the pandemic: Part II

On April 10th, I wrote a post about housing vulnerability during the pandemic, including interim programs and policies to support...

What does the Canadian Housing Survey tell us?

Statistics Canada conducted the first Canadian Housing Survey in 2018, and intends to run it biennially until 2028. The data...

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