Happy Valley-Goose Bay Housing Needs Assessment
A presentation made to the HVGB Housing Action Team, June 2022
June 16, 2022
June 2022 Dartmouth East Seniors Population Projection
A seniors population projection has been made for the Dartmouth East Census area.
June 8, 2022
Main Street Centre Social Outcomes Framework
Promoting positive social outcomes for safe, affordable housing.
April 5, 2022
Main Street Centre Update
Steady progress is being made on the Affirmative Ventures Association’s Main Street Centre project.
January 23, 2022
CMHC Needs to Transfer Affordable Housing Decision-Making Back to Halifax
The removal of Affordable Housing decision-making from Halifax has been detrimental.
November 23, 2021
Main Street Centre Update, Presented to Affirmative Ventures Annual AGM 2021
AGM October 20, 2021
October 23, 2021
Updated Comparison of Municipal Funding Support for Affordable Housing
A review of 8 municipalities shows the role of local governments in affordable housing.
September 4, 2021
Is HRM's Affordable Housing Work Plan Actually Working?
HRM does not understand its local housing ecosystems.
July 12, 2021
Does HRM Have $1 Million to Support Affordable Housing?
In terms of direct financial contributions to affordable housing, research shows HRM lags behind other municipal governments.
June 28, 2021
Dartmouth East's Senior Population Projection, March 2021
The market for seniors housing in Dartmouth East is confirmed as strong.
April 14, 2021
Miramichi Housing Needs Assessment Study
Presentation to City of Miramichi Council, October 22, 2020
October 23, 2020
Sep. 2020 Update: Dartmouth Main Street Centre
Affirmative Ventures is pleased to release the design of the Main Street Centre!
September 14, 2020
30 Things Municipalities Can Do To Promote More Affordable Housing
The role of municipalities in promoting affordable housing.
August 5, 2020
Housing Research Report: Developing Socially Inclusive Affordable Housing
A comprehensive study on socially inclusive affordable housing.
February 21, 2020
Feb 2020 Update: Dartmouth Main Street Centre
This is the third update on Affirmative Ventures’ affordable housing project being planned on Main Street in Dartmouth.
February 12, 2020
Dec 2019 Update: Dartmouth Main Street Centre
Update on the new affordable housing project being planned on Main Street in Dartmouth.
December 11, 2019
Oct 2019 Update: Dartmouth Main St. Centre
An update on the Main St. Centre: Affirmative Venture's new affordable housing project planned on Main St. in Dartmouth.
November 15, 2019
CSJ Housing Needs
St. John's Housing Needs Assessment - Presentation to stakeholders
November 15, 2019
St. John's Housing Needs Assessment Study 2019
It's important to link housing with economic development in a community.
July 12, 2019
The Challenge of NIMBY Syndrome
NIMBY ("Not In My Back Yard") is a significant impediment to resolving our most pressing housing needs.
May 28, 2018
Affirmative Industries - The Story of Roy Muise
Roy Muise shares how having safe, affordable housing has been critical to his recovery.
May 3, 2018
Rights-Based Housing Approach Needed in NS
Giving more Nova Scotians a place to call home.
January 3, 2018