Serpent River First Nation

Site: Administration Building

Service: Housing Department

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: North Shore Tribal Council (NSTC) 
Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI) 
Robinson-Huron Treaty
Description (Service)
  • 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 
  • 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 
  • Provides assistance with applications to the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) for funding programs such as Ontario Renovates (formerly RRAP and HASI) 
  • Assists with application for Emergency Renovation Loan
 
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
Hours Mon-Fri 8 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4 pm
Areas Served Serpent River First Nation
Eligibility Members of Serpent River First Nation
Application Copy of the housing policy and all related building applications/housing forms available at the Band Office
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-844-2418
Crisis Phone Robin Kuuala 705-227-1621 
Joshua Urquhart 705-849-3927
Fax 705-844-2757
Website www.serpentriverfn.ca
Primary Contact Michael Meawasige, Housing Administrative Assistant; Phone: 705-844-2418 ext 249; Email: mmeawasige.srfn@ontera.net
Alternate Contact Michelle Pelletier, Housing Tenant Liaison; Phone: 705-844-2418 ext 274
Primary Executive Chad Commanda, Infrastructure Coordinator; Phone: 705-844-2418 ext 275 * 705-849-7909; Email: ccommanda.srfn@ontera.net
Site Location Community is on N shore of Georgian Bay on Lake Huron, along Hwy 17 approx 160 km E of Sault Ste Marie
Located In Community Cutler
Address 195 Village Rd
Cutler, ON P0P 1B0
 
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Intersection Village Rd and Sleepy Hollow Rd
Mailing Address PO Box 14 
Cutler, ON P0P 1B0
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)