Programs and Services

This strategy builds on the successes of Housing NWT while presenting practical actions that set the stage for future success.
Rent subsidy is available to help with rental costs. This benefit is not available to homeowners, residents in public housing or people receiving income assistance at this time.
Seniors Multiplex
Community led housing planning activities across the Northwest Territories.
Funding is available year-round for emergency situations like freeze-ups and furnace failures.
fuel tank
Funding is available for the replacement of above-ground fuel tanks.
Buying a home
If you are a first-time homebuyer, the home purchase program can help you purchase a modest home by providing a portion of your down payment.
Le Fonds d’aide aux sans-abri
Homelessness Assistance Fund (HAF) is one-time emergency funding that is available if you are homeless, or at risk of becoming homeless, or have an opportunity to access stable housing.
Leasing a home
This funding is available to Housing NWT clients living in public housing to help them purchase their rental unit to become a homeowner.
Housing NWT is committed to building partnerships with Indigenous governments in the Northwest Territories.
Funding to improve the accessibility of homes for people with a disability.
Federal funding that supports new and revitalization construction of affordable housing.
Funding for preventative home maintenance checks and minor servicing or repairs.
Public Housing
Public housing that costs lower than the average rent is available in 30 Northwest Territories (NWT) communities.
Rapid Rehousing
Housing NWT partners with Non-Government Organizations to help provide housing stability to individuals.
The Alfred Moses Memorial Scholarship and the Tom Williams Memorial Scholarship is given to NWT students entering into post-secondary education in a field related to Housing supports.
Aging in Place
The Seniors Aging-in-Place funding is available for residents 60 and older to lower energy costs or to do home repairs in the Northwest Territories.
Repairs and Enhancements
Funding for senior homeowners to make necessary health and safety-related repairs to their existing homes.