First-time homeowners get first dibs on new Iqaluit lots

19 residential lots at Joamie Court subdivision up for sale by ballot draw

The City of Iqaluit is putting 19 new lots out to lease at its new Joamie Court subdivision. The lots will be awarded by lottery, with priority given to first-time homeowners. That lottery takes place on Jan. 14 at 6 p.m. at City Hall. Applications are due by the end of day on Jan. 7….

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