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Tribal Council: Independent First Nations Alliance (IFNA) Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) Treaty #9

Organization: Muskrat Dam First Nation - Band Office - Housing Department  
Phone Numbers: Main: 807-471-2573
Fax: 807-471-2699
c/o Housing
PO Box 140
Muskrat Dam, ON
P0V 3B0
Street Address:
Muskrat Dam  
Location: Community is approx 370 km N of Sioux Lookout, on NW shore of Muskrat Dam Lake on the Severn River
Accessibility: Not Wheelchair Accessible    Not Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm
Executives: Phil Beardy - Housing Director
Stanley Beardy - Chief
807-471-2573 ext 204 *
Public Contacts: Kristie Beardy - Receptionist
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

    Recipient of the Northern Housing Conference's 2013 Community Innovation Housing Award

    Fees: None
    Application: Copy of the housing policy and all related building applications/housing forms available at the Band Office
    Eligibility / Target Population: Members of Muskrat Dam Lake First Nation
    Languages: English * Interpretive Services
    Area Served:
    See Also: Government Services - Information
    Housing Referral and Rights

    This information was last completely updated on December 20, 2017

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    Updated December 20, 2017
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