Temagami First Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Housing Department

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Unaffiliated 
Primary Tribal Organization: Independent 
Robinson Huron Treaty
Description (Service)
  • Addresses and acts upon all housing issues and related requests  
  • Ensures that housing issues are effectively managed 
  • Joined as partner with the First Nations Market Housing Fund (FNMHF) to help reach the goal of more homes in the community
 
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  
  • Administers subsidized housing program  
  • 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
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Temagami First Nation
Eligibility Members of Temagami 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 705-237-8943
Toll Free Phone 1-888-737-9884
Fax 705-237-8959
Website www.temagamifirstnation.ca
Primary Contact Virginia Paul, Band Secretary; Email: virginia.paul@temagamifirstnation.ca
Primary Executive Elizabeth Potts, Housing Coordinator; Email: elizabeth.potts@temagamifirstnation.ca
Alternate Executive Peter McKenzie, Capital Projects Coordinator; Email: peter.mckenzie@temagamifirstnation.ca
Site Location Community is on Bear Island on Lake Temagami, 88 km N of North Bay off Hwy 11
Located In Community Bear Island
Address Bear Island, ON
 
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Mailing Address c/o Housing Department 
General Delivery 
Bear Island, ON P0H 1C0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)