HOUSING

 

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As part of the Administration team of the Band, this department strives to provide community members with quality housing as well as being part of the solution towards building a strong, vibrant, healthy and safe community.

The Housing program is responsible for all aspects of housing in relation to the on-reserve housing stock
Including, but not limited to the following:

Creating a community owned self sustaining housing strategy as per the "McLeod Lake Indian Band Housing Policy Development Plan – June 2015 – OBJECTIVES"; (this needs a link to this document when passed)
Ensure the Band Housing Policy is current and falls in line with any other Band Codes or policies and is supported by the Band Council;
Do annual inspections of houses for preventative measures;
Conducts maintenance of each house, annually and as issues arise;
Take applications for housing and selection of tenant(s);
Ensure rental agreements are in place;
Apply for funding from all sources to assist with maintenance and/or renovations;
Educate tenants of their responsibilities;
Work with lending institutions such as CMHC as per agreements;
Recording of all work/repairs/appliances purchases for each house;
Work with other Band departments as required to ensure enhanced management of the Band housing stock;
Housing contract management;
Work within the annual budget provided by the Band's Finance Committee;