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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, housing@bloodties.ca or 334-4790.

January 18, 2017


 Housing Programs

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:

  • 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 has been approved by Yukon government.

For more information go to www.housingactionplan.ca

 


Housing funding programs

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

    Accessibility enhancement

    Rental housing allowances for families

    Rent supplement enhancement

For more information please go to our housing programs page.


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 >>> 


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