Providing Quality Housing Options for Our Citizens

The Nisichawayasihk Housing Authority (NHA) works to ensure adequate, quality housing for the residents of Nelson House, Manitoba (Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation). Homes are made available for ownership or as rental homes on land leased from the Nation. NHA works to ensure all homes are built to National standards. We also offer Citizens training/education and make sure they are aware of roles and responsibilities as tenants. Home repairs, inspections and renovations are also managed so they can be completed in a timely manner. We jointly work with the community's public works, road, sewer and water services and government to provide effective quality infrastructure and housing.

Available Contracts and Requests for Proposals

Nisichawayasihk Housing Authority often requires contract work and offers requests for proposals (RFPs). When contracts are available they will be posted to this website. To view current available contracts and RFPs please click here to read the full descriptions.

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Full-time, Term Employment & Volunteer Opportunities

The NHA staff is committed to helping our residents and periodically has job or volunteer availabilities. When opportunities arise, we post them on this page. Please come back often to see if your next job is waiting for you or contact us with your resume or questions.

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Tenant Handbook: Roles and Responsibilities

Read the roles, responsibilities and guidelines for new and existing tenants. Find out the appeal process, moving-in and out procedures, visitor pass requirements and the maintenance program. This is the Handbook all NCN Renters and Tenants need to have.

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News & Notices

NOTICE: Applications For Rent-To-Own Program Now Being Accepted

The Nisichawayasihk Housing Authority is now accepting Housing Applications for (6) new bungalows that will be constructed this summer. REQUIREMENTS FOR ALL APPLICANTS: Applicant must provide a letter of interest with their housing application. If applicable, the applicant must provide a reference of their last place of residence, including the property owner or landlord`s contact

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NCN Residents: We Need Your Address and Box #

Notice to NCN Residents: It is important for all NCN residents to have current information of their address and box numbers recorded with the Housing Authority. Without it residents may not receive information regarding repairs, maintenance or critical safety or health concerns. Many homes and businesses have not been recorded at the Housing Office. All residents

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Housing Survey Results

Housing Survey Results Have Set Priorities and Key Housing Concerns. Last year 408 Households involving 1,906 people participated in the community housing survey. From this survey we learned some very useful demographic information about our community as well as information about the state of our houses. Several of the major concerns identified are: Overcrowding Most

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Vision Statement:

The Nisichawayasihk Housing Authority holds a vision of Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation as a modern residential community providing:

  • Affordable, good-quality rental homes built to National Building Code standards available to all NCN residents
  • Opportunities for NCN Members to buy their own homes on land leased from NCN
  • Well-lit paved streets kept clean through civic support and individual efforts
  • Home standards maintained through an active NHA program of home inspections, repairs and renovations
  • Expectations for increased responsibility for home maintenance to extend home life span
  • Tenancy agreements for rental units and regularly collected rental fees
  • Provisions to meet housing needs of Elders and handicapped members
  • Reputation for quality, affordable, energy-efficient homes and community Members who take pride in the appearance and upkeep of their homes and property.