There’s a blend of homes and apartment buildings in the city, as well as a sprinkling of other housing types. Right now, Halifax is having an influx of people moving to the city, especially millennials. That’s making the demand for housing far outpace the supply, driving prices up. Even then though, the prices are still well below average for places like Ontario and BC. The challenge is that the city is becoming somewhat less affordable for students and low income locals.
Typical housing type:
Single-family homes and Halifax apartment buildings of all sizes.
Halifax is on the rise. If you’re thinking about moving here, it’s a good time to do it. Because the city is only going to get more and more popular, making it increasingly challenging to find affordable housing.
Avg. rent by housing size:
Avg. rent compared to other Canadian cities
Halifax is 14% lower than the Canadian average