Build Together:

Strengthening the Community Housing Sector in Nova Scotia

About the Project

If 2020 taught us anything, it is the importance of having a safe home.

Extension and the Community Housing Transformation Centre (the Centre) are working in partnership to engage with the community housing sector in Nova Scotia – to share successes, recognize strengths, address challenges and barriers, identify gaps, and discover new ways of working together for greater collective impact.

Based on the findings of this engagement process, we aim to define sector priorities and determine a sustainable model for moving forward in tandem. Learn more.

DRAFT

A Roadmap for Supporting the Mobilization, Empowerment, and Sustainability of Nova Scotia’s Community Housing Sector

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Consultation D

It’s time to consider how members of Nova Scotia’s community housing sector (CHS) will work together for greater positive impact. Please join us via Zoom to hear about a proposed model for a Nova Scotia Community Housing Association:

6:00 - 7:30 PM, Wednesday, November 24

1:00 - 2:30 PM, Thursday, November 25

Listen, Discuss, LEARN, Act:
What we heard from Nova Scotia’s community housing sector.

Consultation A Findings

Consultation B Findings

Consultation C Findings

Thematic Briefs

learning from success
Policy development
funding
funding
Capacity Building
Capacity Building
Capacity Building

Consultation C

Your Voice, Your Vision

It’s time to consider how members of Nova Scotia’s community housing sector (CHS) will work together for greater positive impact. Click here for more.

 

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Latest News and Updates

National Housing Day

National Housing Day

The history of National Housing Day dates back to 1998 when the homelessness advocacy group Toronto Disaster Relief Committee (TDRC) declared homelessness to be a national disaster. Now 23 years later, we know that there is still much work to be done.

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October Newsletter

October Newsletter

Read the October edition of the Build Together Newsletter! In this issue of the Build Together Newsletter you will find: • Who’s Engaged• What's Been Accomplished   o Consultation A Findings   o Consultation B Findings   o Consultation C Findings   o Engaging with...

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Your Voice, Your Vision

Your Voice, Your Vision

We need your input! It’s time to consider how members of Nova Scotia’s community housing sector (CHS) will work together for greater positive impact. Watch a video and read supporting documents. Complete a brief 4-question...

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People’s School on Housing Needs: From Research to Action

People’s School on Housing Needs: From Research to Action

Building on the work started last year with a people’s school on affordable housing focused on building awareness and inspiring action and a community think tank about housing needs, a recent people’s school explored ways to build the research capacity of community groups to provide evidence about local needs and support their housing goals.

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People’s School on Housing Needs

People’s School on Housing Needs

The StFX Extension Department, in partnership with the Strait Richmond Housing Group, and the Antigonish Affordable Housing Society, will co-host a People’s School on Housing Needs: From Research to Action on May 11, 2019 in Port Hawkesbury.

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