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Tribal Council: Independent First Nations Alliance (IFNA)Provincial Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN)Robinson-Superior TreatyHousing Committee includes Diana Nayanookeesic,Tashena Shapwaykeesic and Hope Tibishkogijig; Councilor with Housing Portfolio: Anthony Shapwaykeesic Sr.

Organization: Whitesand First Nation - Band Office - Housing Authority  
Phone Numbers: 807-583-2177
Fax: 807-583-2170
PO Box 68
Armstrong, ON
P0T 1A0
Location: Community is directly N of Armstrong, 235 km N of Thunder Bay at end of Hwy 527 which branches off Hwy 11/17
Accessibility: Not Wheelchair Accessible    Not Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm * closed 12 noon-1 pm
Executives: Karen Bezilewich - Housing Manager
Francis Donio - Maintenance Worker
Service Description: 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

Fees: None
Application: Copy of the housing policy and all related building applications/housing forms available at the Band Office
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Members of Whitesand First Nation
Languages: English
Language Note: Interpretive Services
Area(s) Served:
Thunder Bay District  
See Also: Affordable Housing
Housing Referral and Rights

This information was last completely updated on November 28, 2016

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