Upcoming Contractors Breakfast Speakers Announced
Join us for our final two Contractor's Breakfast events of the year.
For more information on the Contractors Breakfast series click here.
April 24, 2017
Housing First 101
Yukon Housing Corporation, Health & Social Services and the Public Service Commission jointly hosted a community wide Housing First 101 training session on April 3rd and 4th, 2017 in Whitehorse. If you would like access to the presentation materials from this event please email Hannah McDonald, Hannah.McDonald@gov.yk.ca.
April 13, 2017
Presentations from Yukon Housing's First Nations and Municipal Government Forum
On March 14th, 2017 Yukon Housing Corporation held a forum in Whitehorse to hear from Yukon's First Nations and Municipal Governments about their housing needs. See below for presentations from the event:
April 13, 2017
Listen to Contractors Breakfast Presentation from Speaker Jack Hebert
Click here for a link to listen to an interview with Jack Hebert, founder and CEO of the Cold Climate Housing Research Center (CCHRD) in Fairbanks, AK.
March 24, 2017
2017 Contractor's Breakfasts
Yukon Housing Corporation's 2017 Contractors Breakfast Series is an opportunity for individuals in Yukon's construction trades sector to seek out professional development and for members of the public to gain a better understanding of new home construction. All breakfast events will be held at the High Country Inn. For more information, click here.
February 6, 2017
Alternative Emergency Shelter Slated to Open
Through a partnership between the Government of Yukon and Kwanlin Dün First Nation, Whitehorse's emergency shelter capacity will be increased by 10 beds. Located in the former St. Elias group home on Fifth Avenue, the shelter is anticipated to open on Friday, February 3rd. To read more, see the Government of Yukon's news release.
January 31, 2017
Yukon Housing Corporation has launched 4 new grant programs that provide funding to support sustainable and affordable housing throughout Yukon over the next two years.
The new programs include:
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
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
Housing Action Plan
The Housing Action Plan for Yukon was approved by Yukon government in June of 2015.
For more information on the plan's implementation go to www.housingactionplan.ca
YHC Tenant Handbook Available
The handbook for Yukon Housing Corporation tenants is available online and in print at YHC offices.
Supergreen Homes: Owner/Builders Talk about Living in Energy-Efficient Housing