With affordable housing at such a premium everywhere in Nova Scotia people are pointing at vacant lots and empty buildings in towns and cities all across Nova Scotia and wondering why we can’t do better. Now there is a mapping application, This should be housing, that exposes the extent of these opportunities.
The secretive sale of the former Bloomfield Centre shows once again that stopping gentrification and creating affordable housing is not a priority in this city, or indeed, this province.
Judy Haiven looks at ways the city could spend the money coming from the feds to provide affordable housing. Which one do you think HRM will go for?
The sale of the Bloomfield school site by the city more than anything means the loss of desperately needed affordable housing. A look at what could have been.
The government walking away from Bloomfield is a disastrous blow to affordable housing. North End gentrification will continue unabated.