Attawapiskat First Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Housing Program

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Mushkegowuk Council  
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN)  
Treaty #9
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 including landscaping
  • 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 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Attawapiskat First Nation
Eligibility Members of Attawapiskat 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, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-997-2375
Toll Free Phone 1-800-461-4138
Fax 705-997-2422
Website www.attawapiskat.org
Primary Contact Monique Sutherland, Housing Manager
Primary Executive Ignace Gull, Chief; Email: ignace.gull@attawapiskat.org
Alternate Executive Wayne Turner, Band Manager; Email: wayne.turner@attawapiskat.org
Site Location Community is located on W James Bay near mouth of Attawapiskat River, 160 km N of Moosonee
Located In Community Attawapiskat First Nation
Address Attawapiskat First Nation, ON P0L 1A0
 
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Mailing Address c/o Housing 
PO Box 248 
Attawapiskat, ON P0L 1A0
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)