Every Yellowknives Dene First Nation member and his or her family are entitled to live independently, in an affordable house suited to their needs.
The Yellowknives Dene First Nation Housing Division purpose is:
- To provide affordable housing to families of the YKDFN membership to educate and prepare tenants for homeownership and/or to be responsible tenants.
- To administer and maintain 77 public housing and senior home units within Ndilo and Dettah on behalf of the NWTHC.
32 Public Housing
01 Market Rental
39 Public Housing
03 Mareket Rental
3. To provide general maintenance services for all Yellowknives Dene First Nation-owned buildings.
The Housing Division office and shop are located in Ndilo and can be reached by phone at (867) 920-4403 and by fax at (867) 873-3563. The mailing address is:
902A Sikyea Tili, Yellowknife, NT X1A 0A7.
Public housing tenants can call Nora Sangris with their requests for maintenance or repairs to their unit. Nora can be reached via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Yellowknives Dene First Nation members who want to apply for a public housing unit in Ndilo or Dettah can review the applicant’s information packages from below Links.
The application forms are available from the links below:
Members can also fill out an application form in person at the Housing Division office.
Public housing tenants can contact Natasha Landry with inquiries about their lease agreement or rent account.
Under NWT Housing Corporation’s public housing policy, all public housing tenants must file their taxes yearly in order to have their rent subsidized for the year.
Maintenance responds to all requests in a timely manner. However, public housing tenants are reminded that heating and plumbing system repairs and tenants’ safety issues have priority and can delay response time to non-priority maintenance requests.
After hours and weekends requests for maintenance can be called in at (867) 446-0937. The Housing Division’s callout rules can be found at the link below:
The Housing Division’s manager and oversees the operations of the Housing Division. This position reports to Chief Executive Officer and meets with Yellowknives Dene First Nation Housing Committee on
Home Ownership Programs
Yellowknives Dene First Nation members can call the NWT Housing Corporation North Slave District Office (867) 873 – 7795 for all homeownership assistance inquiries or visit the NWT Housing Corporation website at www.nwthc.gov.nt.ca
For more information on national First Nations’ housing issues and affordable housing solutions, Yellowknives Dene First Nation members are encouraged to follow these links: www.afn.ca/housing or www.northernpublicaffairs.ca/index.