Fort William First Nation
Housing Department

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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
  • 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
  • Supplies smoke detectors and fire extinguishers to community residents upon request, free of charge

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
Tribal Council: Nokiiwin Tribal Council (NTC) Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI) Robinson-Superior TreatyHousing Maintenance Supervisor: Joe Morriseau at ph: 807-474-8844 or 807-623-9543 Ext 263, email: joem@fwfn.com
Eligibility
Members of Fort William First Nation
Application Process
Copy of the housing policy and all related building applications/housing forms available at the Band Office
Fees
None
Accessibility
Partially Accessible - Entrance -- Not Accessible; Parking -- Accessible with designated parking space; Washroom -- Not Accessible
Legal Status
(10) Local Government
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211 Ontario North
Last Verified On February 7, 2019

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