Biigtigong Nishnaabeg
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
  • 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 development of community infrastructure including roads, buildings, subdivision planning and mapping
  • 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: Unaffiliated
Political Territorial Organization: Anishinabek Nation, Union of Ontario Indians (UOI)
Robinson-Superior Treaty
  • Community has 160 residential homes, a Senior Complex and a Six Complex (recently completed in Mar 2010)
  • Working towards the long term objective of transferring ownership directly to the community membership
Eligibility
Members of Biigtigong Nishnaabeg (formerly known as Ojibways of the Pic River First Nation)
Application Process
Copy of the housing policy and all related building applications/housing forms available at the Band Office
Fees
None
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
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211 Ontario North
Last Verified On September 20, 2019

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