Sheguiandah First Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Housing Department

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: United Chiefs & Councils of Mnidoo Mnising (UCCMM) 
Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI) 
Manitoulin Island Treaty
Description (Service)
  • Addresses and acts upon all housing issues and related requests through a housing committee  
  • Ensures that housing issues are effectively managed
 
Offers the following services:  
  • Provides recommendations and changes to the housing policy  
  • Receives and reviews applications at Council meetings 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  
  • Ensures proper housing standards are enforced and inspections are completed  
  • 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
 
Ongoing and future initiatives include: 
  • Construction of a 54-lot subdivision; a 2013 draft has been completed 
  • Ongoing talks with First Nation Market Housing Fund (FNMHF) 
  • Assisted-living quarters requested by community Elders 
  • Assistance in the long-term planning of minor/major capital projects
Hours Mon-Thu 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm * Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4 pm
Areas Served Sheguiandah
Eligibility Members of Sheguiandah First Nation
Application Copy of the housing policy and all related building applications/housing forms available at the Housing Department in Band Office
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-368-2781
Fax 705-368-3697
E-Mail reception@sheguiandahfn.ca
Primary Contact Crystal Madahbee, Reception; Phone: 705-368-2781 ext 221
Primary Executive Valerie Assinewai, Housing Coordinator; Phone: 705-368-2781 ext 223; Email: valerie.assinewai@sheguiandahfn.ca
Alternate Executive Lucy Ann Trudeau, Interim Band Manager; Phone: 705-368-2781 ext 205
Site Location Community is located at NE end of Manitoulin Island, approx 12 km S of Little Current along Hwy 6
Located In Community Sheguiandah
Address 142 Ogemah Miikan
Sheguiandah, ON P0P 1W0
 
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Intersection Ogemah Miikan and Hwy 6
Mailing Address c/o Housing Department 
PO Box 101 
Sheguiandah, ON P0P 1W0
Physical Access Fully Accessible ; Elevator to second level
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)