Kasabonika Lake First Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Housing Authority

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Shibogama First Nations Council 
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
Treaty #9 
  • From 2006 to 2012 the community has made use of every available funding program (CMHC, AANDC, RRAP etc) and employed mostly community members to build 35 new housing units and complete 16 renovations 
  • Approx 185 residential homes in community 
  • Kasabonika Lake FN was the winner of the 2012 Community Housing Innovations Award from the First Nations Northern Housing Conference
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 
  • 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-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm
Areas Served Kasabonika Lake First Nation
Eligibility Members of Kasabonika 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 - Oji-Cree, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-535-2547
Fax 807-535-1152
Website www.kasabonikafirstnation.com
Primary Executive Raymond Russell Morris, Housing Coordinator; Phone: 807-535-2547 ext 226
Alternate Executive Leland Fox, CMHC Bookkeeper; Phone: 807-535-2547 ext 236
Site Location Community is approx 448 km NE of Sioux Lookout, on the Asheweig River
Located In Community Kasabonika Lake First Nation
Address Kasabonika, ON P0V 1Y0
 
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Mailing Address c/o Housing 
PO Box 124 
Kasabonika Lake, ON P0V 1Y0
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)