Aamjiwnaang First Nation

Housing Department

White Circle Subdivision mid construction

White Circle Subdivision mid construction

Tracy Williams
Housing Coordinator

Aamjiwnaang First Nation Administration Office
978 Tashmoo Ave.
Sarnia, ON  N7T 7H5
Phone:  519-336-8410 Ext. 237
Fax:  519-336-0382

Mandate

Shelter is fundamental to individual and family well-being, therefore the mandate of the Aamjiwnaang First Nation Housing Committee is to improve the living conditions of all members of the community by providing the ways and means to access housing and housing related essentials, through various financing programs, rental accommodations and construction advisory services on the Aamjiwnaang First Nation.

  • Housing Services
  • Emergency and Renovation loans.
  • R.B.C. loans for new construction or renovations with loans ranging from $25,000.00 to $150,000.00.
  • Rental units including; apartments, duplexes, seniors’ complex and duplexes, single family dwellings.
  • Weekly inspections with a qualified inspector.
  • Assist members with annual R.R.A.P. and H.A.S.I. grants offered through C.M.H.C. to help homeowners who qualify for home renovations

**Survey** – Aamjiwnaang First Nation is in the process conducting a Housing survey to identify and support housing programs and services that respects the changing needs of individuals and families. Survey respondents must be 18 yeas of age or older. A $5 gift card is offered to those who complete the survey. Survey forms can be picked up from the housing department or filled out online at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/5WZSX25

2016 Highlights

  • Federal Budget 2016 – Programs through CMHC
    • Emergency Repair Program (ERP) On-Reserve
    • Shelter Enhancement Program (SEP) On-Reserve
    • On-Reserve Housing – Retrofit Initiative
    • Home Adaptations for Seniors’ Independence Program (HASI) On-Reserve
    • Residential Rehabilitation Assistance Program (RRAP) On Reserve
    • Residential Rehabilitation Assistance Program for Persons with Disabilities (RRAP-D) On Reserve
  • policy revised and accepted by Council July 21, 2014 and revised May 2, 2016
  • copies mailed to all CMHC & B/R tenants
  • 2016 waiting list
  • 1st Annual Home & Maintenance Show – over 100 people turned out
  • 2016 Shell “Day of Caring”
  • Council initiative to provide all on-reserve homes with a carbon monoxide detector.  These are FREE!  They can be picked up at the Band Office.

Housing Committee

Meetings are held the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of the month.

Shawn Plain – Councillor
Dallas Sinopole – Councillor
Randi Rogers – Committee Member
Peggy Rogers – Committee Member
Elaine Williams – Committee Member

Housing Staff

Tracy Williams, Housing Coordinator
Tanya Williams, Housing Assistant

Cassidy Fisher – Housing Clerk
Gerald Maness, Seniors Complex Janitor, 519-344-8595
Randy Doxtator, S.F.N.S. Inspector (available every Monday by appointment)

Resources

AFN Housing Policy – Accepted by Council on July 21 2014 and Amended on May 2, 2016

Links

Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation

Housing Application 2016