Housing Authority Offices (includes Public Housing)

The five Housing Authorities in the province are responsible for the administration and management of the rental housing units. An application for rental housing can be obtained by contacting the Housing Authority in your area. Learn more about the roles and responsibilities of the Housing Authority.

Cape Breton Island Housing Authority

Includes Cape Breton, Richmond, Inverness & Victoria Counties

18 Dolbin Street,
P.O. Box 1372
Sydney, Nova Scotia  B1P 6K3
Phone: (902) 539-8520
Toll free: 1-800-565-3135
Fax:  (902) 539-0330

Eastern Mainland Housing Authority

Includes Antigonish, Guysborough & Pictou Counties

7 Campbell's Lane
New Glasgow, Nova Scotia B2H 2H9
Phone:  (902) 752-1225
Toll Free:  1-800-933-2101
Fax: (902) 752-1315

Cobequid Housing Authority

Amherst office

144 Victoria East
PO Box 753
Amherst, Nova Scotia  B4H 4B9
Phone : (902) 667-8757
Toll Free: 1-800-934-2445
Fax:  (902) 667-1686

Truro office
Includes Cumberland & Colchester Counties

9 Church Street
Truro, Nova Scotia B2N 3Z5
Truro: (902) 893-7235
Toll Free: 1-877-846-0440
Fax:  (902) 897-1149

Western Regional Housing Authority

(This includes the areas formerly covered by the South Shore Housing Authority, the Annapolis Valley Housing Authority, and the Tri-County Housing Authority)
Includes the Counties of Annapolis, Kings, part of Hants, Lunenburg, and Queens Regional Municipality. Also the Counties of Digby, Yarmouth and Shelburne

Head office
New Minas

25 Kentucky Court
New Minas, Nova Scotia B4N 4N1
Phone: (902) 681-3179
Toll Free: 1-800-441-0447
Fax: (902) 681-0806

Middleton office

101 Magee Drive, Box 1000
Middleton, NS B0S 1P0
Phone: (902) 825-3481
Toll Free: 1-800-564-3483
Fax: (902) 825-6560

Bridgewater office

99 High Street
Bridgewater, NS  B4V 1V8
Phone: (902) 543-8200
Toll Free: 1-888-845-7208
Fax: (902) 527-1357

Yarmouth office

10 Starrs Road, 2nd Floor
Yarmouth, NS B5A 2T1
Phone: (902) 742-4369
Toll Free: 1-800-306-3331
Fax: (902) 749-1258


Metropolitan Regional Housing Authority

Includes all of Halifax Regional Municipality / HRM

3770 Kempt Road
Halifax, NS B3K 4X8
24-hour Switchboard:  (902) 420-6000
For Applications:  (902) 420-6017
Toll Free: 1-800-565-8859
Fax:  (902) 420-6020
E-mail: MRHA_Info@gov.ns.ca