Idealistic Halifax company vows rents will be maintained in renovated Spence neighbourhood apartment blocks

By Vida Updates | January 7, 2021 | Comments Off on Idealistic Halifax company vows rents will be maintained in renovated Spence neighbourhood apartment blocks

This year, Ron Lovett got a tour of a pair of apartment blocks in the Spence neighbourhood — at 677 Maryland St. and 626 Ellice Ave. — without setting foot in them, or even in Winnipeg. Seeing the buildings over Zoom, he liked what he saw, and bought them. The Halifax-based entrepreneur got his start…

Landlord challenges tenants to lip-sync contest aimed at closing the distance during COVID-19

By Vida Updates | January 7, 2021 | Comments Off on Landlord challenges tenants to lip-sync contest aimed at closing the distance during COVID-19

Tenants can win $1,000 while landlord hopes to keep winning their loyalty Elizabeth Chiu · CBC News · Posted: Mar 29, 2020 10:06 AM AT | Last Updated: March 29, 2020 9 comments With a clay mask smoothed onto her face and rollers in her hair, Brenda Hibbitts sits on her bed as she silently — and enthusiastically — belts out…

Halifax property company trying to rethink affordable housing

By Vida Updates | January 7, 2021 | Comments Off on Halifax property company trying to rethink affordable housing

 Halifax-based property management company says they’re rethinking how affordable housing is delivered and are finding success with new ideas. Vida Living was launched in 2018 with the purchase of a 12-unit building in the Fairview area of Halifax. Founder Ron Lovett had been involved with real estate prior to taking over that property and says…