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Neech Ke Wehn Homes Inc
Non-Profit Housing Services

Acts as a non-profit housing provider for the District of Sault Ste Marie Social Services Board
  • Manages family and seniors rent-geared-to-income social housing units for off-reserve Indigenous peoples
  • Offers various types of buildings and accommodations within the city in various locations
  • Partners with the Ontario Aboriginal Housing Services (OAHS) Corporation

Dwelling types include:
  • Bachelor apartments
  • One-bedroom units
  • Two-bedroom units
  • Three-bedroom units
  • Four-bedroom units
  • Special needs units
Niwaakai'iganaanind Aboriginal Housing is the related development corporation of Neech-ke-Wehn Homes Inc; President of both organizations is Evelyn Theriault
Hours of Operation
Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
  • Indigenous people who are First Nation (status or non-status), Métis or Inuit living off-reserve
  • Special priority given to victims of domestic violence and abuse
Eligibility criteria include:
  • Must be a Canadian citizen
  • Must not owe arrears of rent or money to any past or present Social Housing Provider
  • Must not have been convicted of an offence regarding the receipt of Rent-Geared-to-Income (RGI) assistance
  • Must not have misrepresented their income for the purpose of RGI
  • All RGI tenants/members are required to pursue all possible sources of income such as Ontario Works, Employment Insurance, etc
  • Must meet the RGI financial needs criteria
Seniors Housing
  • Anyone 60 years of age or older or will be 60 years of age within 12 months of date of application

Age Requirements: Ages: 16 year(s) and up;
Application Process
Apply through the District of Sault Ste Marie Social Services Administration Board (DSSMSSAB); application form available on website
Service - Rent-geared-to-income
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(20) Regional Government ; (40) Federal Government
Agency Information
   Last Updated On November 5, 2019

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