Cost of Living in Halifax
A low cost of living and a high quality of life make Halifax an enjoyable and affordable place to live. Whether you live on or off campus, it’s a good idea to work out a monthly budget. Below is a sample* of some common living/lifestyle expenses to give you an idea surrounding the cost of living in Halifax.
*All costs are provided as estimates only.
Sample of expenses
|Rent for a two-bedroom apartment
||$799/month (Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation)
|Hot water cost per (two person) household
||$29.75/month (120 litres/day)
||$90-$110/month (varies based on consumption and method of heat
||Basic service/month: $25.00 (local)
Long distance varies.
||Basic service/month: $20.00
Digital services/month: $65.00+
||Adult pass: $10.99
||$0.90-$1.20 per liter|
Use our online budget tool to get a detailed estimate your costs while studying at Dalhousie.