Nunavut Housing Corporation

The Nunavut Housing Corporation (NHC) works to bring targeted housing solutions to Nunavummiut through the delivery of the Public Housing program, GN Staff Housing program, and various homeowner support programs.

Public housing is delivered through Management Agreements with NHC’s 25 community partners, the Local Housing Organizations (LHO). Public housing represents 50% of all housing stock in Nunavut. The NHC also administers the Government of Nunavut (GN) Staff Housing portfolio utilizing the GN Staff Housing Policy. The GN Staff Housing portfolio represents 13% of the housing stock in Nunavut.

Between public housing and GN staff housing, the Nunavut Housing Corporation is directly responsible for the energy needs of 63% of all housing stock in Nunavut.  This includes both electricity and heating use.  In addition, NHC also administers various homeowner support programs that go towards saving energy such as the Homeowner Oil Tank Replacement Program and Home Renovation Program.

For more information, visit their website.

Energy Tips

Regularly defrost manual-defrost refrigerators and freezers. Greater amounts of energy are used to keep the motor running when there is frost buildup.


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