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Province Addresses Short-Term Affordable Housing Recommendations

Release Date: 
Tuesday, July 6, 2021

Infrastructure and Housing Minister Geoff MacLellan announced today, July 6, the province will invest $25 million to address immediate investments recommended by the Nova Scotia Affordable Housing

Support for Three Affordable Housing Developments

Release Date: 
Wednesday, June 2, 2021

Affordable housing developments in three Nova Scotia communities will receive support from the provincial and federal governments under the National Housing Strategy.

Affordable Housing Commission Presents Recommendations

Release Date: 
Monday, May 31, 2021

A new report prepared by the Nova Scotia Affordable Housing Commission details the province's urgent need for improved affordable housing.

Government to Evaluate Affordable Housing Commission Report, Recommendations

Release Date: 
Monday, May 31, 2021

Government will begin evaluating the final report of the Nova Scotia Affordable Housing Commission and discuss next steps with partners in the affordable housing sector and other levels of governme

N.S. Affordable Housing Commission to host online regional workshops

Release Date: 
Saturday, March 27, 2021

Help shape the future of affordable rental housing in Nova Scotia.

Province Supports Four Affordable Housing Developments, Low-Income Home Repairs

Release Date: 
Wednesday, February 3, 2021

The province is making further investments to support Nova Scotians who are struggling to afford the places they call home and continues working with other levels of government and developers to fi

Land Transfer Will Help Create Affordable Accessible Housing in Windsor

Release Date: 
Monday, February 1, 2021

Seniors and people with disabilities are looking for more options for affordable and accessible housing in the Windsor area.

Energy Efficient Upgrades for Public Housing

Release Date: 
Thursday, October 29, 2020

Public housing across the province is becoming more energy efficient to improve the quality of life and comfort for thousands of Nova Scotians. These upgrades will also support jobs, reduce operating costs and decrease greenhouse gas emissions in 51 communities. 

The Province is investing $197 million to help create more affordable housing options

Release Date: 
Tuesday, August 20, 2019

The province is creating more affordable housing options for Nova Scotians by investing $197.1 million as part of a federal-provincial agreement to strengthen housing programs.

Nancy MacLellan Appointed CEO of Housing Nova Scotia

Release Date: 
Friday, January 25, 2019

We are pleased to announce that Nancy MacLellan has been appointed as the new CEO of Housing Nova Scotia. Nancy is an exceptional leader, with passion, drive and commitment to public service.

Nancy has worked for the Nova Scotia government since 1997 in a number of key areas. Her roles included Director of Service Delivery and Operations at Access Nova Scotia; Senior Policy Analyst at Treasury and Policy Board; Director of Court Services at Justice; and Executive Director of Strategy, Registries, and Service Delivery at Service Nova Scotia/Access Nova Scotia. Before accepting her current position, Nancy was the Associate Deputy Minister at the Department of Community Services.

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