Housing Action Plan
The Housing Action Plan for Yukon has been approved by Yukon government.
For more information go to www.housingactionplan.ca
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
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 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
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.
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.
The handbook for Yukon Housing Corporation tenants is now available online and in print at YHC offices.
March 26, 2015 - Yukon Housing Corporation has provided $235,000 to the Carcross Tagish Management Corporation for the construction of two new housing projects.
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.
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.
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.
Check out this new guide to learn how to keep home heating oil tanks safe, and how to prevent costly leaks.
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.
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.
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.