Yukon Housing Corporation

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Yukon Housing Corporation

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YHC Tenant Handbook now available

The handbook for Yukon Housing Corporation tenants is now 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.

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Spring Contractors' Breakfasts 

All builders are invited to attend the following YHC information sessions held in the Westmark Whitehorse conference room:

  • April 15, 8 am: Electric Thermal Storage and Solar PV Electricity Production; Building Solar-friendly Roofs
  • April 29, 8 am: Northern Infrasturcture Standards Initiative - New Publications
  • May 6, 12 pm: Luncheon; 1 pm:  Workshop - Cost Optimal Energy Efficient Construction Guidelines
  • May 7, 1 pm: Workshop - Deep Retrofits of Multi-use Residential Buildings

Sign up early! Call 667-5759 to confirm your spot.

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Funding allocated for affordable rental housing in Carcross

March 26, 2015 - Yukon Housing Corporation has provided $235,000 to the Carcross Tagish Management Corporation for the construction of two new housing projects.

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Six-unit affordable rental accommodation development planned for Carmacks

March 25, 2015 - A community housing project in the Village of Carmacks is now in the early stages of development thanks to $1.16 million in funding awarded through a Northern Housing Trust competition.

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Yukon government announces funding contribution to Habitat for Humanity

November 27, 2014 - The Government of Yukon is contributing $300,000 from the Northern Housing Trust to Habitat for Humanity Yukon to continue its good work in developing affordable homes for the Yukoners in need.

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Alexander Street Seniors' Resident Official Opening

The Governments of Canada and Yukon and community partners gathered for the official opening of a new 34-unit senior’s residence, at 207 Alexander Street in Whitehorse.

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A Guide to Home Heating Oil Tanks is now available

Check out this new guide to learn how to keep home heating oil tanks safe, and how to prevent costly leaks. 

Read the news release, or view the guide in English or French.

Building a Housing Action Plan for Yukon

The Housing Action Plan is being created in a collaborative process between government, First Nations, municipal governments, and many community-based organizations with a role in housing and/or social programs in Yukon.

Looking for down payment assistance?

The Down Payment Assistance Program allows qualifying Yukoners who have already saved a portion, to borrow the remaining amount required for a down payment to qualify for a mortgage to purchase a house, condominium or townhouse.

Down Payment Assistance Program information

Is your home ready for spring?

Yukon Housing Corporation’s suggested seasonal maintenance schedule is designed to help deal with the most common and manageable issues before they become larger, more expensive problems.  

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