affordable housing

The now empty lot at 410 Cook Street in Whitehorse on Jan. 19. As developers move forward with plans for a housing development that would feature 16 micro-units, they are asking city council for a zoning change that would reduce the number of required parking spaces. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News)

Developer asks for zoning change

Would reduce the number of required parking spaces

 

Kate Mechan speaks during a conference in Whitehorse on June 26, 2018. Mechan, executive director of Safe at Home, said it’s her hope the program will see more vulnerable people in the community housed than previously. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News file)

100 Homes project launches

Will work with landlords, potential tenants

 

Northern housing ministers meet with federal government

Yukon calls for more input on funding

 

Twenty-two people vie to buy two Arkell properties

The lucky winners two now have until May 5 to purchase lots

YG announces money for 12 affordable housing projects

Successful applicants include Energy North and Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation

Federal and Yukon governments earmark $60 million over 10 years for housing

Yukon MP Larry Bagnell, Health and Social Services Minister Pauline Frost made announcement March 14

Yukon government calls on developers to submit plans for affordable housing

Projects with a minimum of four units are wanted in Whitehorse, two in communities

New tiny homes in Whitehorse are ready to go

The ribbon-cutting ceremony at the Steve Cardiff Community happened on Friday

Commentary: Lack of affordable housing in the Yukon is not about funds, but how we spend them

Why are we not building apartment complexes to serve the lower and lower-middle income bracket?

  • Nov 8, 2018

Whitehorse affordable housing project gets $1M grant from city

‘I wouldn’t be where I am today without Challenge’

Yukon’s housing-first project set to go over its original budget estimate

The lowest bid came in at $3.9 million. The government originally estimated $2.7 million

Whitehorse affordable housing project seeks $1M grant from city

Cornerstone Building doesn’t qualify for city’s development incentive

Yukon government launches new housing fund

Groups can apply for up to $500,000 for affordable rentals, supportive or transitional housing

Homes vs. real estate

When I was a teenager in the 1960s and looking forward to…

  • Apr 17, 2018

Despite sticker shock, Whitehorse council votes to proceed with lot sales

City will sell four country residential lots via lottery

Hours before deadline, YG announces cash for non-profit to buy land for affordable housing

$750k allows Challenge to buy land, no word yet on funding for construction

Yukon housing minister promises announcement ‘in the coming days and weeks’

Opposition presses for details as social housing wait list balloons

Silver can’t say how much cash Whitehorse housing project will get

‘We don’t see a line item indicating how much money is being dedicated’