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Contractors' Breakfasts 

Coming up in February: 3 topics/3 breakfasts in Whitehorse at the Yukon Inn Fireside Room. All three breakfasts are from 7:45 to 10 am.

February 1, 2018: Essential Basics of Better Housing – Juergen Korn, P. Eng., Research & Development, Yukon Housing Corporation
February 15, 2018: PWF (Pressure Treated Wood Foundations) – The Good, the Bad & the Ugly – Robert Wills, P. Eng., Above Ground Engineering & Niels Jacobsen, P. Eng., N.A. Jacobsen
February 21, 2018: Tiny Homes – Is Smaller Better? Robert Wills, P. Eng., Above Ground Engineering

January 22, 2018  

Yukon Housing Corporation Annual Report  

The Annual Report for the year ended March 31, 2017 is now available.

November 22nd, 2017  

National Housing Strategy Announced  

The Yukon government welcomes the announcement of the National Housing Strategy.

November 22nd, 2017  

A Housing First building for downtown Whitehorse to be designed this year

The design of a new multi-unit residential building is the first step towards low-barrier housing with services in Whitehorse.

November 22nd, 2017  

Safe at Home Plan  

The Safe at Home Community-Based Action Plan to End and Prevent Homelessness in Whitehorse was released by the partners who authored the report: the Yukon government, the Kwanlin Dün First Nation, the Ta'an Kwäch'än Council and the City of Whitehorse.

November 20th, 2017  


November is Radon Action Month  

You can see or smell radon gas, but it is the second leading cause of lung cancer and can be found in all Yukon communities. Free Radon Test Kits, provided by the Yukon Lung Association, will be available in rural communities starting November 14.

November 8th, 2017  


Contractors' Breakfast in Dawson

Contractors, builders and housing industry stakeholders joined Yukon Housing Corporation in Dawson on November 10 for breakfast and presentations on national building code standards, energy efficient housing, ventilation, preventing mold and moisture problems, and Good Energy incentives.


October 31st 2017

River Bend affordable housing development opens first building

The Ta’an Kwäch’än Council, Da Daghay Development Corporation, along with the Governments of Canada and Yukon, and the City of Whitehorse, are pleased to announce the opening of the River Bend development in Whistle Bend today. The first of three buildings, providing 14 housing units to Yukoners, will open on November 1.

October 27th, 2017 


Salvation Army Centre of Hope officially opens

Located at the corner of 4th Avenue and Alexander Street in Whitehorse, the new centre will have 25 emergency shelter beds and 20 transitional housing apartments. The centre will also offer community meals and drop-in programs.

October 6th, 2017

Newly Released CMHC Final Report

CMHC has recently released the Final Report on a Survey of HRV/ERV Performance Issues in Canada's Near North and Far North. This document confirms the importance of ventilation and HRV/ERVs in northern building design.

August 8th, 2017 

Expanding the Connection: Poverty and Housing

In collaboration with Government of Yukon's department of Health and Social Services, Yukon Housing Corporation hosted a conference on Wednesday, July 12th dedicated to poverty reduction and housing, and understanding the connection between these two topics. Presentations from the event have been made publicly available:

July 17th, 2017

2017 Yukon Housing Corporation Survey Report

The 2017 Survey was designed by YHC and conducted by the Yukon Bureau of Statistics. The purpose of this household survey was to collect information and gain an understanding of public awareness and perception of YHC programs and services.

July 17th, 2017

2 year Housing Action Plan Progress Report released

A report outlining the progress made by Yukon's housing stakeholders during the first two years of the Housing Action Plan's implementation.

July 13th, 2017