Cost of Living

“Whether you are looking to buy or rent in Halifax, there are a wide variety of housing choices, ranging from urban to rural, condominiums to single family detached, offered at a full range of prices. According to the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, the average selling price of houses in Halifax in 2011 was $259,060. Due to these low home costs, the cost of living in Halifax is one of the lowest in the country.” — GHP

To view more detailed information on the cost of living in Halifax, please visit the following sites:

http://www.greaterhalifax.com/en/home/default.aspx

http://www.dal.ca/admissions/money_matters/budgeting_your_money/cost_of_living_inhalifax.html

http://www.statcan.gc.ca/tables-tableaux/sum-som/l01/cst01/cpis01d-eng.htm