What will the NIHAP do?

The NIHAP supports strong collaboration to improve housing for Nunavut Inuit by working together.

The NIHAP Will Develop a New Inuit Housing Entity to ensure the NIHAP actions are coordinated with other governments and agencies.

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The new Inuit Housing Entity will ensure funding is used in the best way to improve housing for Inuit. Community members, municipalities, the Government of Nunavut (GN) and the Government of Canada are important partners.

How the NIHAP was developed

Research and discussions among Nunavut Inuit organizations brought together the best ideas to address the housing crisis. Key contributors to the plan were:

Kivalliq Inuit Association

Qikiqtani Inuit Association

Kitikmeot Inuit Association


Nunavut Tunngavik Inc

Nunasi Corporation

Atuqtuarvik Corporation

Regional development corporations

Nunavut Construction Corporation

NIHAP – Action Areas



Obtaining and managing funds to act on housing.



Planning, constructing, operating, and maintaining new housing.


Capacity Development

Building individual, community, and business capacity to design, deliver, obtain, and maintain housing and housing services that meet the needs of Nunavut Inuit.

Research is key to all action areas.

For Inuit by Inuit

Together We Can Meet Our Housing Needs

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