Media & Press

We’re in the running

We’re in the running

Our proposal to build a Community Room in Phase 2 of our Riverside Estates development has just been accepted by Aviva Canada for its annual online competition.

Home at last

Home at last

Riverside Estates is an initiative of the Antigonish Affordable Housing Society. The first four units were completed and occupied in April 2017. Another 10 units are planned once funding is secured.

Vocal students donate

Vocal students donate

Sr. Lillian and her students held a series of concerts on the weekend, and with their parents’ agreement, asked that the money they raised go to support AAHS’s social mission.

Society Hires Community Navigator

Society Hires Community Navigator

Carleton MacNeil will support social sustainability and work with the residents of Riverside Estates to turn the housing units into homes, and together, create a community.

More Affordable Housing Coming to Antigonish

More Affordable Housing Coming to Antigonish

Joanne Bernard, Minister responsible for Housing Nova Scotia,along with the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, today, July 29, announced $100,000 in federal and provincial funding for the construction of four new homes.

Study finds food costs prohibitive

Study finds food costs prohibitive

Food insecurity is not just about feeling a little bit of extra hunger at the end of the day, the study noted. A variety of health and social challenges arise, from poor mental, physical and oral health to diabetes, heart disease, hypertension or depression.

Second film in ACALA series debuts

Second film in ACALA series debuts

The second in a series of five films Antigonish County Adult Learning Association (ACALA) is producing, regarding issues around affordable housing in Antigonish and area, made its debut April 11.

Housing problems hit the screen

Housing problems hit the screen

Take a drive through the Town of Antigonish and you’ll likely see a mixture of single-family homes, rented student houses, multi-unit complexes and other housing options that can be financially out of reach for many residents.

Helping affordable housing

Helping affordable housing

Following a public hearing, Town of Antigonish council passed, unanimously, a motion agreeing to sell property at 2 Riverside Drive to the Antigonish Affordable Housing Society for $1.

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