Neskantaga First Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Housing Authority

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Matawa First Nations Management 
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 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, 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
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm
Areas Served Neskantaga First Nation
Eligibility Members of Neskantaga First Nation
Application Copy of the housing policy and all related building applications/housing forms available at the Band Office
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Oji-Cree, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-479-2570
Fax 807-479-1138
Primary Executive Roy Moonias, Co-Management Liaison and Housing Coordinator; Phone: 807-479-2570 ext 26; Email: roy.moonias@neskantaga.com
Alternate Executive Chris Moonias, Band Manager; Phone: 807-479-2570 ext 29; Email: chris.moonias@neskantaga.com
Site Location Community is 180 km NE of Pickle Lake, 560 km N of Thunder Bay, on S shore of Attawapiskat Lake
Located In Community Neskantaga First Nation
Address Lansdowne House, ON P0T 1Z0
 
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Mailing Address c/o Housing Authority 
PO Box 105 
Lansdowne House, ON P0T 1Z0
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)