Fort William First Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Housing Department

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Nokiiwin Tribal Council (NTC)  
Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI)  
Robinson-Superior Treaty 
 
Housing Maintenance Supervisor: Joe Morriseau at ph: 807-474-8844, email: joem@fwfn.com
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 
  • 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 
  • Supplies smoke detectors and fire extinguishers to community residents upon request, free of charge
 
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 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4 pm
Areas Served Fort William First Nation
Eligibility Members of Fort William 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 807-623-9543
Toll Free Phone 1-866-892-8687
Fax 807-623-5190
E-Mail info@fwfn.com
Website www.fwfn.com
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Primary Contact Chelsea Ludwigsen, Housing Manager; Phone: 807-623-9543 ext 264; Email: ChelseaLudwigsen@fwfn.com
Alternate Contact Joe Morriseau, Housing Maintenance Supervisor; Phone: 807-623-9543 ext 263; Email: JoeM@fwfn.com
Primary Executive Ian Bannon, Director of Property and Lands Management; Phone: 807-623-954 ext 214; Email: ijbannon@fwfn.com
Alternate Executive Ken Ogima, Chief Executive Officer; Phone: 807-623-9543 ext 233; Email: KenOgima@fwfn.com
Site Location Fort William Reserve is located on W shore of Lake Superior, south of and adjacent to the city of Thunder Bay
Located In Community Fort William First Nation
Address 90 Anemki Dr, Suite 200
Fort William First Nation, ON P7J 1L3
 
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Mailing Address c/o Housing Dept 
90 Anemki Dr, Suite 200 
Thunder Bay, ON P7J 1L3
Physical Access Partially Accessible - Entrance -- Not Accessible; Parking -- Accessible with designated parking spot; Washroom -- Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)