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Cat Lake First Nation
Housing Program

  • Addresses and acts upon all housing issues and related requests
  • Ensures that housing issues are effectively managed
Offers the following services:
  • Provides recommendations and changes to the housing policy
  • Receives and reviews applications 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
  • Carries out annual maintenance and repairs on behalf of tenants
  • 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
Also responsible for:
  • Providing assistance in the long-term planning of minor/major capital projects
  • Development and maintenance of all documents and forms related to housing including leases, releases and notices
Feb 2019 announcement from federal gov't that Cat Lake will receive $12.8 million for the following housing projects:
  • $5 million to support the construction of 15 new housing units
  • $2.1 million to support repairs and renovations of 21 existing housing units
  • $3.1 million in support of 10 new modular housing units
  • $200,000 for the community's new temporary warehouse structure
  • About $2.4 million in support of other associated costs, including site surveying, servicing and inspections, and costs associated with transporting materials on the winter road
  • And the hiring of a project manager, financial manager, and maintenance manager
Hours of Operation
Band Office: Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Closed 12 noon-1 pm
Members of Cat Lake First Nation
Application Process
Copy of the housing policy and all related building applications/housing forms available at the Band Office
Documents Required
No documents required
Not Accessible
Legal Status
(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Agency Information
211 Ontario North
   Last Updated On April 16, 2020

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