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Chrysalis House Receives Funding to Rebuild New Shelter

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Thursday, October 12, 2017

Women and children fleeing domestic violence in Kings, Annapolis and Hants counties will soon have access to a new place of safety and refuge, with the support of the provincial and federal governments.

New Program Helps Nova Scotians Purchase Their First Home

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Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Nova Scotians struggling to save for a down payment for their first home could soon get an interest-free loan from Housing Nova Scotia to make their dream come true. The provincial and federal governments are investing $1.3 million to fund a new one-year Down Payment Assistance Program. Joanne Bernard, Minister responsible for Housing Nova Scotia, along with MP Andy Fillmore, on behalf of Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister responsible for Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, made the announcement today, April 26, in Halifax.

Tufts Cove Residents Benefit from Neighbourhood Improvement Project

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Sunday, April 23, 2017

Eligible homeowners and landlords in the Tufts Cove area of north Dartmouth are getting help to fix the exterior of their homes and spruce up their neighbourhood. 

New Affordable Housing for Victims of Domestic Violence in Cumberland County

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Friday, April 21, 2017

Women and children fleeing domestic violence in Cumberland County will soon have access to a safe place to call home, with the help of federal and provincial government funding for new affordable second-stage housing units. Women and children fleeing domestic violence in Cumberland County will soon have access to a safe place to call home, with the help of federal and provincial government funding for new affordable second-stage housing units.

 

New Rental Supplements Boost Affordable Housing in Nova Scotia

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Tuesday, April 18, 2017

More low-income families and seniors will have access to affordable homes thanks to an $18 million investment by the provincial and federal governments over the next two years. Funding for 440 new rent supplements is now available around the province and will help reduce the current waiting list for affordable housing by a further 10 per cent. 

Enhanced Affordable Housing and Repair Programs for Nova Scotia

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Wednesday, March 29, 2017

More seniors, low-income homeowners, and people with disabilities in Nova Scotia will be able to remain in their homes longer thanks to significant improvements to existing home repair and adaptation programs. Housing Nova Scotia and the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation are investing $7.8 million to give Nova Scotians more access to affordable housing and to support independent living. The investment more than doubles the funding that was previously available.

Preserving Social Housing in Mulgrave Park

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Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Mulgrave Park residents will soon benefit from a $5 million investment to preserve social housing in their neighbourhood. Halifax Chebucto MLA Joachim Stroink, on behalf of Joanne Bernard, minister responsible for Housing Nova Scotia, and MP Andy Fillmore, on behalf of Jean-Yves Duclos, minister responsible for Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, made the announcement today, March 28.

New Affordable Second-Stage Housing for Indigenous Women and Children

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Friday, March 17, 2017

Indigenous women and children fleeing domestic violence will soon have a safe new place to call home, with the help of government funding for affordable second-stage housing. Joanne Bernard, Minister responsible for Housing Nova Scotia and the Nova Scotia Advisory Council on the Status of Women, joined MP Andy Fillmore, on behalf of Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister Responsible for Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, today, March 17, at the Mi'kmaw Native Friendship Centre in Halifax to make the announcement.

New Affordable Rental Housing for Seniors in Mahone Bay

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Monday, March 13, 2017

Seniors will soon have better access to affordable rental housing with support from the Governments of Canada and Nova Scotia. The construction of a 26-unit development, including three barrier-free units, will ensure seniors in rural Nova Scotia have access to safe, accessible housing.

Energy-Efficient Affordable Housing Open in Yarmouth County

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Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Municipal Affairs Minister Zach Churchill, on behalf of Joanne Bernard, Minister responsible for Housing Nova Scotia, joined MP Colin Fraser, on behalf of Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister responsible for Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, today, Jan. 17, to celebrate the opening of the new affordable housing units in Hebron, Yarmouth County.

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