Located in Whitehorse’s Whistle Bend neighbourhood, Project 1096 creates 32 affordable homes for limited income, working class people and families.
Designed for a variety of family structures
1-3 bedroom homes
8 homes designated for single-parent households
With a strong connection to community space
Central fire circle
While 8 of our homes are optimized for wheelchair use, we’ve taken care to ensure that every home can be adapted for universal accessibility as-needed. This strategy includes zero-threshold doorways, reinforced stair walls as a future provision for chair lifts, grab bars, roll under counter space, and removable base cabinetry. These features enable residents to adjust their homes to fit their unique needs and support ageing in place.
Energy efficiency has been a top priority throughout our design process, with careful considerations made for our Northern climate. Through a combination of new technologies and simple, passive tools, Project 1096 will have an energy efficiency performance 50% better than required by the National Building Code.
By reducing energy consumption, we aim not only to reduce the effects of climate change, but also to decrease overall operational costs for owners.
When buying a CLT home, residents agree to price controls that govern the eventual resale value of that home. Rather than fluctuating with the standard housing market, CLT resale prices account for inflation and value-added through renovation or improvements.
This model allows homeowners to build equity in their homes, while preserving affordability for successive buyers.
Whistle bend, Whitehorse
Mountain View Golf Club
New retail development
10-minute drive to downtown
Brand new seniors’ care facility
New elementary school
Keep In Mind
Before you buy
As much as you are purchasing your own home, you are also buying into the concepts and values behind the Northern Community Land Trust. Please take some time to familiarise yourself with this affordable housing model.
Project 1096 will be governed by a condominium corporation, operated by a board of directors elected by the homeowners.
Please take a look at our FAQ page for more information.