A group advocating for safe and affordable housing released reports suggesting that a portion of homeless people in Halifax is young people.
The reason for homelessness in Nova Scotia is lack of affordable housing. Temporary shelter committees wanted to at least afford housing support for people who need a secure, out-of-the-cold sanctuary.
Federal Programs Related to - Housing, General/OtherPrograms that seek to meet the basic shelter needs of the community by providing temporary shelter for people who are in emergency situations, home improvement programs, housing location assistance and a variety of housing alternatives.
Federal Programs Related to - Homeless ShelterPrograms that provide a temporary place to stay for people who have no permanent housing. Bad Weather Shelters; Homeless Drop-In Centers; Homeless Drop In Centers; Mission Housing; Motel Vouchers;
Federal Programs Related to - Affordable HousingPrograms that construct, acquire, renovate, and/or preserve housing for low and moderate income individuals and families. Federal Leased Housing; FMHA 515 Programs; Government Subsidized Housing; Habitat for Humanity Programs; Housing and Urban Development Programs; Housing Authorities; Housing Cooperatives; Housing Rehabilitation; HUD Housing; Inexpensive Housing; Leased Housing; Low to Moderate Cost Housing; Low to Moderate Income Housing; Low-Cost Housing; Low-Cost Housing Auctions; Low-Cost Rental Housing; Low-Income Housing; Mobile Home Parks; Promotion of Affordable Housing (plus General Code ADVOCACY); Public Housing; Public Housing; Rent Subsidies; Rooming Houses; Rooming Houses; Section 202; Section 231; Section 236; Section 8; Section 811, Subsidized Rental Housing; Shared Housing; Single Room Occupancy; SRO Hotels; SRO Housing; Sweat Equity Programs;
Federal Programs Related to - Housing SupportPrograms that provide supportive services which help people obtain and remain in suitable housing. Housing Search and Information; Housing Search Assistance; Relocation Assistance; Roommate Matching Assistance
Federal Programs Related to - Housing CounselingPrograms that provide comprehensive assistance for people who want to rent or purchase housing including information and advice about buying and rental costs; Fair Housing Laws and Regulations; how to select affordable housing that meets individual needs; and how to provide for insurance, maintenance and other requirements related to acquiring and paying for housing. Fair Housing Counseling; Home Purchase Counseling; Homeowner Purchase Counseling; Homeownership Counseling; Homeownership Education; Homeownership Training; Housing Discrimination Counseling; HUD Counseling Services; Mortgage Counseling