The province is committed to providing affordable housing tolow-income Nova Scotians. In 2004-05, the province will maintain expenditures for allexisting housing and repair programs. In addition, the provincehas allocated funding for the continued development of additionalaffordable housing for low-income Nova Scotians. This fundingwill support new rental housing, rental preservation, new homeownership and home preservation programs. Furthermore, byadopting a plan already in place in New Brunswick, the provincewill provide funding for new rental housing based on a multi-yearformula to ensure it remains affordable over the long term. The preservation and development of additional affordable housingfalls under the Canada-Nova Scotia Affordable Housing Agreement,a $37.26-million joint initiative between the federal andprovincial governments. Since the agreement was signed in 2002, the province hasannounced a number of projects, including: The Canada-Nova Scotia Affordable Housing Agreement is a step inthe right direction and the province will continue to work withall levels of government and the community to develop strategiesand solutions for affordable housing in Nova Scotia. Through the housing division of the Department of CommunityServices, the province offers a wide range of housing programsand services to assist close to 20,000 Nova Scotian householdseach year. These include rental housing accommodation and rentsupplements, grants or loans for home repairs and renovations,and mortgages to purchase or build modest homes. -30- COMMUNITY SERVICES–Budget Bulletin: Affordable Housing for Low-income Nova Scotians the construction of a new 15-unit townhouse complex in the Annapolis Valley; the construction of six new modest, semi-detached homes in Halifax; extensive repairs to 30 homes across the province; a request for proposals for the development of 200 new rental units across the province.
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