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Description & Services
Description (Service)
  • Provides safe and affordable, culturally appropriate housing to urban and rural off-reserve Aboriginal people 
  • Consists of new, affordable rental units, home ownership loans and repair funding
 
Administers the following programs: 
  • FIMUR Assisted Homeownership Program 
  • FIMUR Homeowner Repair Program 
  • FIMUR Rental Development Program 
  • Rural and Native Housing Program (RNH) 
  • Urban Native Housing Program (UNH)
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Ontario ; Services are not available in every community-call Head Office for clarification
Boundaries Excludes the Greater Toronto area (GTA)
Eligibility
  • Low and moderate income urban and rural First Nation (status or non-status), Inuit and Métis people living off-reserve 
  • Non-Aboriginal housing also available for non-Aboriginal people considered to be in CORE housing need in areas in Ontario with a population of 2,500 or less; call office for information
Application
  • Procedures described in individual program application forms 
  • Contact office or website for more information
Languages English
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-256-1876
Toll Free Phone 1-866-391-1061
Fax 705-256-1664
E-Mail kbenford@oahssc.ca
Website www.ontarioaboriginalhousing.ca
Primary Contact Karen Benford, Program Delivery Assistant; Phone: 705-256-1876 ext 318
Alternate Contact David Gagné, Provincial Client Services and Building Coordinator; Phone: 705-256-1876 ext 309; Email: dgagne@oahssc.ca
Primary Executive Debbie Beatty, Collections Manager; Phone: 705-256-1876 ext 320; Email: dbeatty@oahssc.ca
Alternate Executive Justin Marchand, Acting Executive Director; Phone: 705-256-1876 ext 305; Email: jmarchand@oahscc.ca
Site Location Office is located in the Head Office building on Bay St
Located In Community Sault Ste. Marie
Address 500 Bay St
Sault Ste. Marie, ON P6A 1X5
 
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Intersection Bay St and Spring St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1994
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Housing