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Couchiching First Nation

Housing Department

Search Agency Service

Description
  • 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 within the Housing Committee; makes recommendations to Chief and Council
  • 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 and ensures work is completed
  • 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
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
Comments
Aug 2017-Federal gov't announces $16M in funding for Treaty #3 housing; Couchiching First Nation to receive $1,026,600
Eligibility
Members of Couchiching First Nation
Application Process
Copy of the housing policy and all related building applications/housing forms available on website and at the Band Office
Toll Free
1-888-581-0249
Office
807-274-3228 - Band Office
Fax
807-274-4671
Web Site
http://www.couchiching.ca
Email
cfnreception@vianet.ca
Mailing Address
PO Box RMB 2027
RR 2
Fort Frances, ON, P9A 3M3
Canada
Languages
English
Contact
Scott McPherson, Tenant Relations Officer
Email: houseadmin@vianet.ca
Phone: 807-274-3228 Ext 220; 807-274-0819
Building Superintendent
Keith Bruyere
Email: cfnbuildings@vianet.ca
Fees
None
Documents Required
Plans Inspection required for construction projects
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
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Agency Information
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Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
February 10, 2022
Address
107 Hwy 11, Administration Centre
Fort Frances, ON, P9A 3M3
  • Community is located off Hwy 11 on SW shore of Rainy Lake, approx 2 mi E of Fort Frances
  • Main reserve is Couchiching 16A with a land area of 24.8 sq miles; second reserve is Agency 1 which is shared with 3 other First Nations
  • Administration Centre is located at intersection of Hwy 11 and Bruyere Ave on Couchiching First Nation¬†

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Hours of Operation
Mon
0830 - 1630
Tue
0830 - 1630
Wed
0830 - 1630
Thu
0830 - 1630
Fri
0830 - 1600

Band Office: Mon-Thu 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm; Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4 pm
Service Area(s)
Couchiching First Nation