N.W.T. Housing Corp. increases spending in 2018-19, but mostly on market housing – CBC

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N.W.T. Housing Corporation built eight new market houses this fiscal year

Jan 07, 2020

The N.W.T. Housing Corporation spent $4.2 million more in 2018-2019 than in the previous fiscal year, but more than half of that went to programs for private homeowners, its annual report shows.

Expenditures on maintenance for public housing, meanwhile, dropped by a little over two per cent — and outside a partnership with the Inuvialuit Regional Corporation (IRC) that saw ten units constructed in the Beaufort Delta region, the housing corporation built no new public housing units this year.

The N.W.T. Housing Corporation administers more than 2,400 social housing units across the territory. In addition, it runs a number of programs to improve access to market housing and support private homeowners with renovations and upgrades.

Read More: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/north/nwthc-annual-report-2018-1.5417036

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