Biinjitiwaabik Zaaging Anishinaabek

Site: Band Office

Service: Housing Program

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Nokiiwin Tribal Council 
Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI) 
Robinson-Superior Treaty 
 
Community has approx 80 residential homes
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-4:30 pm
Areas Served Biinjitiwaabik Zaaging Anishinaabek First Nation
Eligibility Members of Biinjitiwaabik Zaaging Anishinaabek (Rocky Bay First Nation)
Application
  • Copy of the housing policy and all related building applications/housing forms available at the Band Office 
  • Housing application and policies also available on website
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-885-3401
Fax 807-885-1218
E-Mail housing@rockybayfn.ca
Website www.rockybayfn.ca
Primary Contact André Nobis, Housing Manager; Email: housing@rockybayfn.ca
Site Location Community is approx 160 km NE of Thunder Bay, adjacent to town of MacDiarmid off Hwy 11 and along SE shores of Lake Nipigon
Located In Community Biinjitiwaabik Zaaging Anishinaabek First Nation
Address 501 Spirit Bay Rd, Rocky Bay Reserve
MacDiarmid, ON P0T 2B0
 
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Intersection Spirit Bay Rd and Fraser St
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)