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M'Chigeeng First Nation
Housing Department

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Description
  • Addresses and acts upon all housing issues and related requests through a housing committee
  • Ensures that housing issues are effectively managed

Offers the following services:
  • Administers a market-based housing program to offer mortgages to qualifying members who wish to purchase, renovate, construct or refinance a home
  • Provides recommendations and changes to the housing policy
  • Receives and reviews applications at Council meetings for renovations, new housing units, housing loans and housing renovation loans
  • Reviews rents to ensure payments are made
  • Arranges inspections of rental units and community houses for maintenance, repairs and renovations
  • Ensures proper housing standards are enforced and inspections are completed
  • Carries out annual maintenance and repairs on behalf of tenants
  • Administers subsidized housing program
  • Maintains a comprehensive database on all community housing units that includes information such as what programs were accessed for building and repairs, loans outstanding, services (water, sewer, roads) available, inspection reports, condition of unit, year it was built and other unit particulars
  • Enforces all tenant agreements and explains agreement responsibilities
  • Provides assistance in the long-term planning of minor/major capital projects
Comments
Tribal Council: United Chiefs & Councils of Mnidoo Mnising (UCCMM)Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI)Manitoulin Island TreatyApprox 300 housing units located in community; most houses are serviced by water through 2 communal water systems, Lakeview and Village with some served by individual holding tanks filled by water trucks
Hours of Operation
Mon-Thu 8 am-4:30 pm, Fri 8 am-4 pm
Eligibility
Members of M'Chigeeng First Nation
Application Process
Copy of the housing policy and all related building applications/housing forms available at the Housing Department in Band Office
Fees
None
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
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211 Ontario North
   Last Updated On November 5, 2019

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