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Housing Action Plan

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

For more information go to www.housingactionplan.ca

 


New housing funding programs

Applications for the new 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 New housing programs page.

Read more: http://www.gov.yk.ca/news/15-208.html


A Voice on Homelessness in Yukon

A new video produced by the Yukon Anti Poverty Coalition shares the stories of community members in Whitehorse who have experienced homelessness in Whitehorse.

A Voice on Homelessness In Yukon from Kate Mechan on Vimeo.

 

A collaborative initiative between the Yukon Anti Poverty Coalition, Skookum Jim Friendship Centre, Blood Ties Four Directions Centre and funded by Yukon Housing Corporation, it is hoped that this project will offer a different perspective on a solvable crisis.

For more information on this video, contact the Yukon Anti Poverty Coalition at 867.334.9317 and yapc.ca


HOPE: Home Ownership Preparedness and Education Program

From land selection to costing and contracting, this course (co-delivered by the Yukon Housing Corporation) offers practical information on how to manage the purchase, maintenance, construction or renovation of your own home.

Find out more about the HOPE program >>>


New housing initiatives in Yukon announced

April 22, 2015 - The Government of Yukon is moving forward with five new housing initiatives with funds from the Northern Housing Trust and from its Investment in Affordable Housing agreement with the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation.

Read the Northern Housing Trust project fact sheets

Read the news release


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.

Find out more information >>> 


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.

Read more 


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.

Read more


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.

Read more


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.

Read the news release


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.