Whitehorse couple priced out of their hotel room 'so happy' to find new place to live


A Whitehorse couple priced out of their downtown hotel room as tourism season began found a new place to live. 

Kathy and Brian Poho moved into a two-bedroom apartment in Whitehorse’s Whistle Bend neighbourhood with their cat at the beginning of July.

Kathy said NDP Leader Kate White and the Yukon Housing Corporation helped secure their new place. 

“I’m just so happy,” said Kathy. “It’s been a long road … At least 100 places I replied to and either got no answer or no pets were allowed. We’re very grateful and appreciative of the offers of help that people have made.”

The Pohos — both retirees who’ve called Yukon their home for the

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