The Investment Property Owners Association of Nova Scotia (IPOANS) is dedicated to educating rental property owners and advocating for their rights in its province. The association was founded in 1978, a time in the province’s housing history that its executive director Kevin Russell remembers as much different than today. Back then, the main driver behind the association beginning its operations was rent control, established in the province in 1973.
Canadian Apartment Properties REITSupplying the Demand: How CAPREIT is Investing for the Future
The search for affordable housing — whether to rent or own — can be a challenging one, hampered by inaccessible websites, absentee landlords, and a severe housing shortage. Canadian Apartment Properties Real Estate Investment Trust (CAPREIT), the country’s largest publicly traded rental housing provider, aims to help alleviate that. With interests in approximately 67,500 well-located residential apartment units, townhomes, and land lease communities, the company strives to create welcoming, accessible, and dynamic communities across Canada with properties maintained by teams of committed experts.
Urchin Property Management Incorporated (UPMI)The Fight for Affordable Canadian Housing
Housing in Canada remains a hot issue, with a growing population continuing to grapple with rising prices, inflation, and diminished capacity coming on the heels of the pandemic.
Knight Growth StrategiesKnight in Shining Armour: Fighting for Housing Affordability
It takes a lot of blood, sweat and tears to transform a vacant, dilapidated building into something welcoming, functional and liveable for tenants who might not meet traditional rent qualifications. Amanda Knight, who currently owns seven buildings around Nova Scotia—a combination of duplexes, a triplex and a fourplex—does just that, embracing the challenge of taking a house and turning it into a home.
Northumberland PropertiesDon’t Move – Apartment Communities Coming to Where You Are
Andrew Cameron, Vice-President of Northumberland Properties, is a man on a mission. He believes that everyone – especially seniors – should have access to affordable and accessible housing wherever they live and should not have to trek to urban areas to find it.
Cosmos Properties & Developments Bringing a Family Vision to the Halifax Housing Market
Rental agency and property developer Cosmos Properties and Developments of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada constructs and manages its own buildings. The company has been in business for over thirty-five years, since Founder and Project Manager Peter Giannoulis, Sr. parted ways with brother and original business partner Steve so each could build individual portfolios.
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