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Tribal Council: Shibogama First Nations CouncilProvincial Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN)Treaty #9Provides over 84 houses in the community

Organization: Wapekeka First Nation - Band Office - Housing Department  
Phone Numbers: 807-537-2315
Fax: 807-537-2336
c/o Housing Department
PO Box 2
Wapekeka, ON
P0V 1B0
Location: Community is along NE shores of Angling Lake, approx 450 km NE of Sioux Lookout, 26 km NE of Big Trout Lake
Accessibility: Not Wheelchair Accessible    Not Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm * closed 12 noon-1 pm
Executives: Donald Brown - Housing Coordinator
Carol Brown - Band Administrator
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 Wapekeka First Nation
Languages: English
Language Note: Interpretive Services
Area(s) Served:
See Also: Affordable Housing
Housing Referral and Rights

This information was last completely updated on February 3, 2016

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