March 9th - Contractors Breakfast with Speaker Jack Hebert
Come to the Coast High Country Inn on Thursday morning, March 9th, at 7:45am to learn about building science research conducted in Alaska and best practices for northern building techniques from Jack Hebert, Founder and CEO of the Cold Climate Housing Research Center (CCHRD) in Fairbanks, AK. For more information click here.
March 7, 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
Upcoming Tenant Wisdom Courses
Learn about your rights and responsibilities as a tenant. Build new skills to help you problem solve and maintain your housing. Tenant Wisdom courses will be offered by Blood Ties in February and March 2017. Contact Chris at Blood Ties, firstname.lastname@example.org or 334-4790.
January 18, 2017
Yukon Housing Corporation has launched 4 new 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
The Housing Action Plan for Yukon has been approved by Yukon government.
For more information go to www.housingactionplan.ca
Applications for the programs are now available at any Yukon Housing Corporation office or online for the following:
Municipal matching rental construction
Rental quality enhancement
Rental housing allowances for families
Rent supplement enhancement
For more information please go to our housing programs page.
The handbook for Yukon Housing Corporation tenants is available online and in print at YHC offices.