Eagle Lake First Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Housing Program

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Bimose Tribal Council (BTC)  
Political Territorial Organization: Grand Council Treaty #3 (GCT3)  
Treaty #3 
  • Community has 99 private housing units, all with water and sewer 
  • Most recent housing units were 14 CMHC houses completed in 2008
Description (Service)
  • Addresses and acts upon all housing issues and related requests  
  • Ensures that housing issues are effectively managed 
  • Receives guidance and support through the Eagle Lake Housing Committee consisting of 4 community members, one Elder and one youth member
 
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
 
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 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Migisi Sahgaigan First Nation
Eligibility Members of Eagle Lake 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 807-755-5526
Toll Free Phone 1-877-497-9541
Fax 807-755-5696
E-Mail eaglereception@migisi.ca
Website www.eaglelakefirstnation.ca
Primary Executive Lynn Windego, Property Manager; Phone: 807-755-5526 ext 229; Email: propertyadministrator@migisi.ca
Alternate Executive Arnold Gardner, Chief; Email: chief@migisi.ca
Site Location Community is along NE shores of Eagle Lake approx 25 km SW of Dryden off Hwy 502 and Hwy 594
Located In Community Migisi Sahgaigan First Nation
Address 1220 Ojibway Dr
Migisi Sahgaigan, ON P0V 3H0
 
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Mailing Address c/o Housing Program 
PO Box 1001 
Migisi Sahgaigan, ON P0V 3H0
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)
Meetings Eagle Lake Housing Committee meets first Tue of each month