Grassy Narrows First Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Housing Department

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Bimose Tribal Council (BTC) 
Provincial Territorial Organization: Grand Council Treaty #3 (GCT3) 
Treaty #3 
 
Community has approx 200 housing units
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 8 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4 pm
Areas Served Grassy Narrows First Nation
Eligibility Members of Grassy Narrows 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 807-925-2201
Toll Free Phone 1-800-668-1790
Fax 807-925-2552
E-Mail info@grassynarrows.ca
Website www.grassynarrows.ca
Primary Executive Robert Williamson, Capital Projects Manager; Phone: 807-925-2678; Fax: 807-925-2649
Alternate Executive Simon Fobister, Chief; Email: chiefsimonfobister@gmail.com
Site Location Community is 80 km N of Kenora at the end of Hwy 671, along the English-Wabigoon River system, near the Manitoba border
Located In Community Grassy Narrows First Nation
Address Band Office
Grassy Narrows, ON P0X 1B0
 
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Mailing Address c/o Housing Department 
General Delivery 
Grassy Narrows, ON P0X 1B0
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)