Nigigoonsiminikaaning First Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Housing Program

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Pwi-di-goo-zing Ne-yaa-zhing Advisory Services  
Political Territorial Organization: Grand Council Treaty #3 (GCT3)  
Treaty #3
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 including landscaping 
  • 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 Band Office: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Nigigoonsiminikaaning First Nation
Eligibility Members of Nigigoonsiminikaaning First Nation
Application Copy of the housing policy and all related building applications/housing forms available at the Band office; housing application also available on website
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-481-2536
Fax 807-481-2511
Website www.nigigoonsiminikaaning.ca
Primary Executive Chelsea Allan, Housing Coordinator; Email: callan@nigig.ca
Alternate Executive Kristin Allan, Housing Coordinator Trainee; Email: kallan@nigig.ca
Site Location Community is 40 km east of Fort Frances on Hwy 11, along banks of Rainy Lake
Located In Community Nigigoonsiminikaaning First Nation
Address Fort Frances
 
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Mailing Address c/o Housing Program 
PO Box 68 
Fort Frances, ON P9A 3M5
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)