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Sheguiandah First Nation
Housing Department

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  • 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:
  • 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
  • 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

Ongoing and future initiatives include:
  • Construction of a 54-lot subdivision; a 2013 draft has been completed
  • Ongoing talks with First Nation Market Housing Fund (FNMHF)
  • Assisted-living quarters requested by community Elders
  • 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 Treaty
Eligibility
Members of Sheguiandah 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 ; Elevator to second level
Legal Status
(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
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211 Ontario North
Last Verified On April 11, 2018

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