Fort Albany First Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Housing Department

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Mushkegowuk Council 
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
Treaty #9 
 
Plumbing and electrical issues contact Greg Sutherland (greg@fafnmail.com)or Michel Sutherland (michel@fafnmail.com): 705-278-1044 Ext 296
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 and ensures work is completed 
  • 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
 
Also responsible for: 
  • Providing assistance in the development of community infrastructure including roads, bridges, buildings, subdivision planning and mapping 
  • 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
 
Plumbing and Electrical 
  • Provides assistance and advice for plumbing and electrical issues 
  • Arranges for electrical inspections
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm
Areas Served Fort Albany First Nation
Eligibility Members of Fort Albany First Nation
Application Copy of the housing policy and all related building applications/housing forms available at the Band office
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Cree, Oji-Cree, Ojibway, French; upon request
Fees Service
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone Band Office: 705-278-1044
Fax 705-278-1193
E-Mail info@fortalbanyfn.com
Primary Contact Paula Nakogee, Housing and Public Works Clerk; Phone: 705-278-1044 ext 220; Email: paula@fafnmail.com
Primary Executive Garett McKinnon, Housing and Public Works Coordinator; Phone: 705-278-1044 ext 201; Email: garett@fafnmail.com
Alternate Executive Brian Nakogee, Band Executive Director; Phone: 705-278-1044 ext 213; Email: bn@fafnmail.com
Site Location Community is along S shore of Albany River and on Sinclair Island at mouth of Albany River on James Bay, 450 km N of Timmins
Located In Community Fort Albany First Nation
Address Fort Albany First Nation
 
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Mailing Address c/o Housing & Public Works 
PO Box 1 
Fort Albany, ON P0L 1H0
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)