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Upcoming Tenant Wisdom Course
  

How much notice do I give when moving out of an apartment? Who's supposed to fix my stove!?

Learn about your rights and responsibilities as a tenant and build new skills to help you problem solve and maintain your housing at the upcoming Tenant Wisdom Course.

Tuesday, November 22nd and  Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016 from 1:30pm - 4:30pm at the Whitehorse Public Library. Lunch and refreshments will be provided and a training allowance is available. To register contact Blood Ties Four Directions Centre, (867) 334-4790 or housing@bloodties.ca. If childcare or transportation is required please contact Blood Ties to arrange.

November 8, 2016 


 

Radon Awareness Month 

November is Radon Awareness Month in Yukon. This initiative is led by the Yukon Lung Association and supported by Health Canada. Free radon test kits will be available at various Yukon locations. More information is available on the YHC Radon page.

November 8, 2016


 Housing Programs

Yukon Housing Corporation has launched 4 new programs that provide funding to support sustainable and affordable housing throughout Yukon over the next two years.

The new programs include:

  • First Nations Partnership Program
  • Victims of Violence Program
  • Emergency Repairs Program
  • Affordable Rental Construction Program

The funding for these programs comes from the recently announced Social Infrastructure Fund through the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation. More information, including fact sheets and application forms, is available here.

August 18, 2016


CMHC Information

CMHC/IAH Reporting - Schedule E for 2014/15 can be found here.

August 18, 2016


 

Help Shape the National Housing Strategy

The Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation is developing a National Housing Strategy and wants to hear what you have to say. Go to www.letstalkhousing.ca to make Yukon's voice heard before October 21, 2016.

 

 

August 9, 2016


 

Buy. Build. Fix.

YHC has redesigned its loans programs, including new opportunities for first time homeowners, those building a home, our popular Down Payment Assistance Program, Home Repair Loans, and Rental Suite Loans.

More information is available on our Loans Page.

June 15, 2016


Front Street Grand Opening

YHC’s newest seniors’ social housing residence was officially opened on March 10 by Premier Darrell Pasloski, Minister Stacey Hassard and YHC Board chair Janet Moodie.

The Front Street residence serves to cost-match a Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation contribution to housing in Yukon of $7.875 million under the Investment in Affordable Housing Agreement.

For more information, please see the fact sheet and news release.

March 24, 2016


Housing Action Plan

The Housing Action Plan for Yukon has been approved by Yukon government.

For more information go to www.housingactionplan.ca

 


Housing funding programs

Applications for the programs are now available at any Yukon Housing Corporation office or online for the following:

    Municipal matching rental construction

    Rental quality enhancement

    Accessibility enhancement

    Rental housing allowances for families

    Rent supplement enhancement

For more information please go to our housing programs page.


YHC Tenant Handbook available

The handbook for Yukon Housing Corporation tenants is available online and in print at YHC offices.

The handbook includes three sections: the Tenant Handbook, the Maintenance and Repairs booklet and the Pest Control brochure.

Find out more information >>> 


Supergreen homes: Owner/builders talk about living in energy-efficient housing.