Affordable Housing Programs in Nova Scotia
The following programs are included under the CMHC — Nova Scotia Agreement for Investment in Affordable Housing.
Programs to Increase the Supply of Affordable Housing
Programs to Improve Housing Affordability
- Rent Supplement Program
Rent supplements to landlords or co-operative non-profit housing projects to allow households to pay rent based on income. This program serves: Renters including seniors
Programs to Renovate and Repair Housing
Programs to Foster Safe Independent Living
- Disabled Residential Rehabilitation Assistance Program (RRAP for Persons with Disabilities — Homeowner and Landlord)
Financial assistance for accessibility modifications for persons with disabilities. This program serves: Persons with Disabilities
- Home Adaptations for Seniors' Independence (HASI)
Assistance to homeowners for adaptations to extend the time that low-income seniors can live in their own homes independently. This program serves: Seniors
- Shelter Enhancement Program
Forgivable loans for the construction of new and the repair, rehabilitation and improvement of existing shelters and second stage housing for victims of family violence. This program serves: Victims of Family Violence
The following are links to housing programs in Nova Scotia that are not included under the CMHC — Nova Scotia Agreement for Investment in Affordable Housing.