News

Here in our news section, you’ll find stories and the latest updates about how our work. The attention these articles draw is one of the best resources we have for recruiting the public to our cause and the work we do in our HRM communities.

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Here's how little some people on assistance have left after housing costs

March 2021

Those at Welcome Housing and Support Services in Halifax sometimes see clients who have only a few dollars to last them the month after their rent and power bills are paid.

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Nova Scotians will no longer need home address to get income assistance

June 2, 2021

Nova Scotia's Department of Community Services is ending a long-standing policy that only people who can provide a home address can get assistance

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N.S. Government extends 2% rent cap until Dec. 31, 2023

October 20, 2021

Premier and housing minister announce provincial housing strategy.