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Upcoming Contractors Breakfast Speakers Announced

Join us for our final two Contractor's Breakfast events of the year.

  • "Not all Pressure Treated Wood is Created Equal"
    Come and hear an overview of new and improved preserved wood products and recent changes to the Permanent Wood Foundations Manual.
    Speaker: Henry Walthert, CAE, Wood Presevation Canada
    Wednesday, April 26th, 7:45am - 10:00am, Yukon College, Lecture Hall Room A2103
  • "Material Selection for High Performance Building Envelopes"
    Learn about what you need to look for in building materials to create a reliable, lasting and cost effective building envelope.
    Speaker: Sean McStay, CME, CSE - SIGA Cover Inc.
    Thursday, April 27th, 7:45am - 10:00am, Coast High Country Inn, Banquet Room

For more information on the Contractors Breakfast series click here.

April 24, 2017


Housing First 101

Yukon Housing Corporation, Health & Social Services and the Public Service Commission jointly hosted a community wide Housing First 101 training session on April 3rd and 4th, 2017 in Whitehorse. If you would like access to the presentation materials from this event please email Hannah McDonald, Hannah.McDonald@gov.yk.ca.

April 13, 2017


Presentations from Yukon Housing's First Nations and Municipal Government Forum

On March 14th, 2017 Yukon Housing Corporation held a forum in Whitehorse to hear from Yukon's First Nations and Municipal Governments about their housing needs. See below for presentations from the event:

April 13, 2017


Listen to Contractors Breakfast Presentation from Speaker Jack Hebert

Click here for a link to listen to an interview with Jack Hebert, founder and CEO of the Cold Climate Housing Research Center (CCHRD) in Fairbanks, AK.

March 24, 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

 


 

Grant Programs

Yukon Housing Corporation has launched 4 new grant programs that provide funding to support sustainable and affordable housing throughout Yukon over the next two years.

The new programs include:

  • First Nations Partnership Program
  • Victims of Violence Program
  • Emergency Repairs Program
  • Affordable Rental Construction Program

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


Housing Action Plan

The Housing Action Plan for Yukon was approved by Yukon government in June of 2015.

For more information on the plan's implementation go to www.housingactionplan.ca

 


 

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 >>> 


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