• Call for Proposals: Property Opportunity Notice

    The Department of Municipal Affairs and Housing is seeking proposals to create more affordable housing in Nova Scotia. Click here to see current notices and deadlines. 

  • Province Takes Action to Increase Housing

    Affordable, safe housing is crucial for a healthy society, quality of life, attracting new residents, social equity, and growing the economy. Click here to read Nova Scotia's short-term Affordable Housing Plan. 

  • 2022-2023 Nova Scotia Action Plan

    2022-2023 Nova Scotia Action Plan

    In 2019, the Government of Nova Scotia entered into a Bilateral Agreement with the Government of Canada under the National Housing Strategy. This agreement will invest in social and community housing, and support Nova Scotia’s priorities related to housing repair, construction, and affordability. For more information, see the 2022-2023 Nova Scotia Housing Action Plan.

Featured Programs

This program supports the purchase of existing multi-unit residential properties to preserve affordable housing.
The Community Housing Growth Fund (CHGF) offers financial resources to support Nova Scotia’s non-profit and co-operative housing sector. It is introduced in answer to the recommendation from the Nova Scotia Affordable Housing Commission.
The Canada-Nova Scotia Targeted Housing Benefit assists eligible low-income households to reduce housing need. It provides a direct-to-household benefit to households in core or severe core housing need in targeted vulnerable populations.
Capital contributions to support the construction of new, innovative affordable rental housing