Programs and Services

This strategy builds on the successes of Housing NWT while presenting practical actions that set the stage for future success.
Seniors Multiplex
Community led housing planning activities across the Northwest Territories.
Securing Assistance for Emergencies
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.
Funding to improve the accessibility of homes for people with a disability.
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.
Helping people acquire the skills needed to be successful homeowners.
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.
Repairs and Enhancements
Funding for senior homeowners to make necessary health and safety-related repairs to their existing homes.
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.
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.
Rent subsidy is available to help with rental costs.
Building repair and program support funding for homeless shelters.