Category Archives: NWT Housing Corp
YELLOWKNIFE (July 31, 2015) – The Northwest Territories Housing Corporation (NWTHC) will exempt public housing tenants receiving the Universal Child Care Benefit (UCCB) in the same manner recently announced for NWT residents on income assistance. Following Premier McLeod’s announcement on July 24, 2015 that the GNWT would exempt the federal retroactive Universal Child Care Benefit […]
Mr. Speaker, I rise today to inform Members about changes to how the Northwest Territories Housing Corporation calculates rent for public housing tenants. In the coming months, Canada Child Tax Benefit payments, and payments to foster parents will no longer be included as sources of income for the purpose of calculating public housing rents. I […]
Mr. Speaker, this government is committed to achieving this Legislative Assembly’s vision of strong individuals, families and communities. By working together in partnerships we can reach our goal of healthy and educated people in sustainable and vibrant communities throughout our territory.
YELLOWKNIFE (April 10, 2015) – Premier Bob McLeod today announced that Mr. Jeff Anderson has been appointed President of the Northwest Territories Housing Corporation (NWTHC), effective May 11, 2015.
Speaking notes: Minister Robert C. McLeod, Investment in Affordable Housing Signing Ceremony, Ottawa
Good afternoon. I am pleased to be here on behalf of the Government of the Northwest Territories as Minister Responsible for the NWT Housing Corporation.
Governments of Canada and Northwest Territories extend funding to offer more affordable housing solutions in NWT
OTTAWA, January 30, 2015– Together, the Governments of Canada and Northwest Territories announced an additional combined investment of more than $18 million over five years, through an extension to the Investment in Affordable Housing (IAH) agreement.
Mr. Speaker, later today I will be tabling information that provides a summary of housing results from the 2014 NWT Community Survey. The NWT Community Survey is a household survey conducted by the NWT Bureau of Statistics every five years. While there is a variety of important information from the survey, most important to the […]
TRANSITIONAL HOUSING FOR WOMEN OPENS IN YELLOWKNIFE / LOGEMENTS DE TRANSITION POUR FEMMES OUVRE SES PORTES À YELLOWKNIFE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 26, 2014 Yellowknife, Northwest Territories – The Governments of Canada and the Northwest Territories are celebrating the opening of a transitional housing project aimed at supporting single women and women with children at risk of homelessness in Yellowknife. Betty House is a new 18-unit building that will help women and children […]
Mr. Speaker, addressing housing needs is a priority of the 17th Legislative Assembly and the NWT Housing Corporation. This year is the first year of a multi-year plan that will see considerable investments in housing infrastructure that will have significant impacts on housing in our communities. Overall the NWT Housing Corporation expects to spend approximately […]
Yellowknife (Nov. 22, 2013) – Construction is set to begin on the $4.8 million Betty (Better Environment To Transition in Yellowknife) House project in Yellowknife. The transitional home for women will celebrate with a sod-turning event on Friday, November 22 at 10 a.m. on the Betty House site on 54th Street, across from Aurora College. […]