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NWT Housing Corporation

Jul, 31 2015

NWT Housing Corporation exempts retroactive Universal Child Care Benefit payments

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 […]

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Jun, 1 2015

Robert C. McLeod: Income Included in Calculation of Public Housing Rent

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 […]

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May, 29 2015

Glen Abernethy: Working to Better Coordinate Service Delivery of Social Supports to NWT Residents

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.

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Apr, 10 2015

Premier McLeod announces senior management appointment

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.

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Jan, 30 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.

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Jan, 30 2015

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.

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Nov, 5 2014

Robert C. McLeod – 2014 NWT Community Survey – Housing Results

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 […]

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Sep, 26 2014

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 […]

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Jun, 3 2014

Robert C. McLeod – Update on Investments in Housing Infrastructure

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 […]

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Nov, 22 2013

Partners celebrate Betty House sod-turning

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. […]

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