Government of Yukon

Yukon Housing Corporation


2017

Salvation Army Centre of Hope Officially Opens
October 6, 2017 – The Salvation Army Centre of Hope celebrated its official opening today.

Government of Yukon hosting poverty reduction and housing forum
July 10, 2017 – The Government of Yukon is hosting a one-day forum to expand on the connections between poverty and housing.

Carmacks and Watson Lake receive funding to support affordable housing needs
July 5, 2017 – Little Salmon Carmacks First Nation and a Watson Lake landlord benefit from Yukon Housing Corporation's programming.

New affordable housing unit in Dawson City officially opens
May 23, 2017 – A new affordable rental housing unit has opened in Dawson City.

Funding announced for Habitat for Humanity Yukon Project in Whitehorse
April 27, 2017 – This new funding will result in affordable housing construction by Habitat for Humanity Yukon.

New members appointed to the Yukon Housing Corporation Board of Directors
February 21, 2017 – New appointments have been made to the Yukon Housing Corporation Board of Directors.


2016

Funding announced for new, affordable housing in downtown Dawson
September 9, 2016 – The new development will be a two-storey building that will include six one-bedroom units and two two-bedroom units.

Funding announced for repairs to Kaushee's Place
August 12, 2016 – The Yukon Housing Corporation provides capital maintenance funding for building improvements to enhance safety and comfort.

Social Infrastructure Spending Strengthens Communities and Grows the Yukon Economy
July 14, 2016 – Current federal funding for the Investment in Affordable Housing initiative will be doubled.

Housing Forum to look at achievements, challenges and opportunities
June 15, 2016 – The Housing Forum is a one year check-in point on the action plan.

Modest affordable rental housing projects approved for Whitehorse and Dawson
May 12, 2016 – Yukon Housing Corporation has approved two new housing projects for low income tenants in Dawson and Whitehorse.

Yukon Housing Corporation introduces improved financial lending
April 29, 2016 – New lending programs announced to help Yukoners buy, build and fix their homes.

New staff housing project announced for Ross River
April 18, 2016 – The Government of Yukon will build a new efficient staff housing residence for government employees in the community.

Yukon Housing Corporation and the Yukon Science Institute present Building Science workshop
April 12, 2016 – Workshop to help homeowners better understand how buildings, and their homes, work.

Da Daghay Development Corporation unveils design for River Bend housing development
April 12, 2016 – River Bend will provide affordable housing options for Ta’an Kwäch’än citizens and Yukon Housing Corporation clients.

Yukon government assisting with space planning for Vimy Heritage Housing Society
March 18, 2016 – Government commits $50,000 to plan requirements for proposed supported independent housing facility in Whitehorse.

Front Street Seniors’ Residence officially opened
March 10, 2016 – New residence adds 48 affordable housing units for seniors.

Yukon Housing Corporation seeks proposals to support the Housing Action Plan
January 13, 2016 – Four Requests for Proposals issued to implement action plan priorities.