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October 22, 2013
Ministers' Statements and Speeches
(October 21, 2013) - Mr. Speaker, today I would like to update the Legislative Assembly on changes to homeownership programs offered through the NWT Housing Corporation.

When we developed our strategic plan, Building for the Future, residents told us that we needed to examine our homeownership programs. They wanted us to recognize the different roles that homeownership plays in non-market and market communities.

March 7, 2013
Ministers' Statements and Speeches

(March 7, 2013) - Mr. Speaker, a lack of affordable, adequate, and suitable housing creates challenges in recruiting staff for the GNWT, Aboriginal governments and for community governments. Staff need homes to live in if they are going to continue delivering the programs and services the people of the NWT rely on their governments for.

March 4, 2013
Ministers' Statements and Speeches
(March 4, 2013) - Mr. Speaker, when we developed our strategic plan, Building for the Future, residents told us that we needed to examine our homeownership programs and recognize the different role that homeownership plays in non-market communities than it plays in market communities and that changes were needed to our programs to make them more effective.

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February 25, 2013
Ministers' Statements and Speeches

(February 25, 2013) - Mr. Speaker, I rise today to provide an update on plans for supported housing for seniors. One of the priorities of the NWT Housing Corporation’s strategic plan, Building for the Future, was to develop infrastructure based on community needs including approaches to support housing for seniors and aging in place.