Nunavut Housing Corporation
Hon. Lorne Kusugak

The Honorable Lorne Kusugak

Minister responsible for the Nunavut Housing Corporation

The vision of housing in Nunavut is one of families and individuals having fair access to a range of affordable housing options. Making this vision a reality has been, and will continue to be a remarkable challenge. But that challenge is not insurmountable.

Igluliuqatigiingniq Nunavut 3000

Building Homes Together

The goal of Nunavut 3000 is to leverage the capacity of Nunavut Housing Corporation and other housing sector stakeholders to deliver 3,000 new units across the housing continuum in Nunavut by 2030.

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Public Housing

The NHC delivers the Public Housing Program in all 25 Nunavut communities through close cooperation with our local partners. The financial resources and professional support needed to provide ongoing public housing services to Nunavummiut are made available through management agreements between the NHC and the Local Housing Organizations.


Staff Housing

Through the Staff Housing Program, the NHC provides subsidized rental housing to term and indeterminate employees to assist in the recruitment and retention of staff and to facilitate the provision of programs and services to Nunavummiut.


Homeownership Programs

Through its Homeownership Programs and supports, the NHC assists residents who can afford the costs of homeownership to secure and maintain their house. As well, homeownership education and counseling services are provided to home owners. These services include consultations regarding purchase of existing homes or new home construction, repairs, renovations, bank financing and energy conservation.


Nunavut Housing Corporation and NCC Development Limited sign design-build contracts for 150 new public housing units to start construction in Fall 2023

Iqaluit, Nunavut (April 28, 2023) – Nunavut Housing Corporation (NHC) and NCC Development Limited (NCCD) are pleased to announce the signing of design-build contracts for the construction of 150 new public housing units across eight (8) Nunavut communities. Construction will commence in Fall 2023.

2023-04 NR (NHC NCCD) Nunavut 3000 Contract for 150 Units

Nunavut Housing Corporation clarifies its role in the labour dispute between Iqaluit Housing Association and Nunavut Employees Union

In response to public discourse on the labour dispute between the Iqaluit Housing Association (IHA) and the Nunavut Employees Union (NEU), the Nunavut Housing Corporation (NHC) today released the following statement:

2023-04 ST (NHC) Iqaluit Housing Association NEU strike

Nunavut Housing Corporation and Community Housing Transformation Centre Announce Partnership Agreement

Winnipeg, Manitoba (April 19, 2023) – Nunavut Housing Corporation (NHC) and the Community Housing Transformation Centre (the Centre) Montréal, Québec, signed a Partnership Agreement to support the growth of the community housing sector as part of the Nunavut 3000 Strategic Plan – Igluliuqatigiingniq “Building houses together”.

2023-04 NR (NHC) NHC Nunavut 3000 CHTC Partnership Agreement - INUK 2023-04 NR (NHC) NHC Nunavut 3000 CHTC Partnership Agreement - ENG 2023-04 NR (NHC) NHC Nunavut 3000 CHTC Partnership Agreement - IKW

Iqaluit Staff Housing Tenants

We will be updating our phone-number for after-hours emergencies to 867-222-1304. An emergency qualifies as one of the following immediate concerns:

  • No heat.
  • Locked out of unit.
  • Frozen doors.
  • Major leaks or plumbing issues.
  • Vandalism (window broken, door kicked in, etc.).
  • Fire (Only call Housing after calling the Fire Department)

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Homeownership Programs

Featured Publications

Nunavut3000 Public Plan

Mon Jan 30 2023

NHC Annual Report 2021-22

Mon Jan 30 2023

NHC - Status of Housing - Snapshot

Mon Jan 30 2023

2020-21 Contracting and Procurement Activity Report

Mon Jan 30 2023