Henvey Inlet First Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Housing Program

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Waabnoong Bemjiwang Association of First Nations (WBAFN)  
Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI) 
Robinson-Huron Treaty 
  • Currently there are 50 houses on the main community of French River 13; most have been built within the last 10-15 years 
  • More housing is in the planning stages for along the Pickerel River Road and in the subdivision, if the population continues to grow 
  • Henvey Inlet 2 has 12 houses on the land
Description (Service)
  • Addresses and acts upon all housing issues and related requests  
  • Ensures that housing issues are effectively managed 
  • Works with Pickerel Contracting Ltd for housing repairs and construction 
  • Participates in the First Nations Market Housing Fund (FNMHF)
 
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 
  • Provides assistance through a Band-established revolving loan repayment program for minor housing repairs  
  • 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
 
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-Thu 8:30 am-4:30 pm, Fri 8:30 am-12 noon
Areas Served Henvey Inlet First Nation
Eligibility Members of Henvey Inlet 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 705-857-2331
Toll Free Phone 1-800-614-5533
Fax 705-857-3021
Website www.hifn.ca
Primary Contact Marianne Dunn, Housing and Finance Assistant; Phone: 705-857-2331 ext 223; Email: Marianne.Dunn@henveyinlet.com
Alternate Contact Lionel Fox, Project Manager, Pickerel Contracting Ltd; Email: lfoxfirechief@hotmail.com
Primary Executive Millie Pawis, Director of Finance and Administration; Phone: 705-857-2331 ext 230; Email: Millie.Pawis@henveyinlet.com
Alternate Executive Lyndy McQuabbie, Administrative Assistant; Email: l_mcquabbie@hotmail.ca
Site Location Community is located 1 km E off Hwy 69 along Pickerel River Rd approx 80 km S of Sudbury
Located In Community Henvey Inlet First Nation
Address Band Office
295 Pickerel River Rd
Pickerel, ON P0G 1J0
 
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Intersection Pickerel River Rd and Sub Rd
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)