With the average single family Whitehorse home now selling for $427,000 and homeless people huddled in tents outside the premier's office, housing is one of the most pressing election issues. CBC Yukon reporter Tara McCarthy takes a look at the situation and the political promises to deal with it.
AUDIO| Election talk: housing
CBC News Posted: Oct 05, 2011 11:37 AM CT Last Updated: Oct 05, 2011 10:53 AM CT
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