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Da Daghay Affordable Housing Project Announcement

On Thursday, November 12, Ta’an Kwäch’än Council, Da Daghay Development Corporation, and Government of Yukon announced a partnership which will result in the construction of a 42-unit affordable rental housing development in Whistle Bend.

See the News Release for more information.


November 17, 2015

Take Action on Radon

November is Radon Awareness month across Canada. Yukon Housing Corporation, Health & Social Services, Yukon Lung Association and Chief Medical Officer are promoting this campaign in Yukon.

1. Inform yourself!

 Information about radon in Canada is available on www.takeactiononradon.ca

2. Test your home and consult with a certified measurement and mitigation professional.

Certified radon professionals in Yukon are listed at www.c-nrpp.ca/find-a-professional

See the new interactive maps showing radon household readings in Whitehorse and Yukon communities.

Please visit Yukon Housing Corporation's radon page for additional information.

November 3, 2015


HOPE Program - November 21-22

YHC is offering the 2-day Home Ownership Preparedness and Education Program for Free on November 21-22.

This educational program designed to inform first-time home buyers about everything you'll need to know to plan for, save for, select, purchase and maintain your first home.

Call (867) 667-5759 to register.

Click here for more information.

Mayo seniors' residence

The official opening ceremonies took place on Thursday August 27, 2015. 

For more information about the building, please see the Mayo Seniors' Residence Fact Sheet.

September 1, 2015

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

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 >>>

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 >>> 

A Guide to Home Heating Oil Tanks is available

Check out the 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.

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

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