Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Independent First Nations Alliance (IFNA) 
Robinson-Superior Treaty 
 
Housing Committee includes Diana Nayanookeesic,Tashena Shapwaykeesic and Hope Tibishkogijig; Councilor with Housing Portfolio: Anthony Shapwaykeesic Sr
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-5 pm
Areas Served Whitesand First Nation
Eligibility Members of Whitesand 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 807-583-2177
Fax 807-583-2170
Website www.whitesandfirstnation.com
Primary Executive Karen Bezilewich, Housing Manager
Alternate Executive Francis Donio, Maintenance Worker
Site Location Community is directly N of Armstrong, 235 km N of Thunder Bay at end of Hwy 527 which branches off Hwy 11/17
Located In Community Whitesand First Nation
Address Doug's Dr, Armstrong Stn
Armstrong, ON P0T 1A0
 
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Mailing Address c/o Housing Authority 
PO Box 68 
Armstrong, ON P0T 1A0
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)