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Workshops and Training

Community workshops and training events are temporarily unavailable due to Covid-19 

  1. Support Struts for Housing- 4 hours


Target audience-  New Housing staff, new managers, community leadership, community members, housing committee


  • Common Themes in On-Reserve Housing

  • Organizing your department

  • Working with Federal and Provincial funders

  • Planning Processes

  • Checklist - preparing to apply for Housing funding

  • How to use other funding for Housing

  • Being a good Landlord

  • Introduction to Policies

  • Tenant Relations- Q’s and A’s

  • Small Group Session- Case Studies

  • Where to get help

  • Final discussion- Challenges

$75 per person, minimum 10 participants


2. On-Reserve Housing Policies- 6 hours

Target audience-  Housing staff,  managers, community leadership, community members, housing committee



  • Value of Housing Policies

  • Methodology for Policy Creation 

  • Leadership Investment

  • Ratification

  • Community Engagement 

  • Enforcement

  • Appeals Mechanism

  • Revisions


$95/person, minimum 10 participants


3. Demystifying On-Reserve Housing-8 hours  (2 days)


Target audience-  New Housing staff, community leadership, housing committee


The Basics

  • Exploring the Housing Manager’s Job description

  • Setting up a functioning housing department

  • Housing Policies

  • Assessing your housing stock

  • Assessing community housing needs


Demystifying Funding

  • ISC & CMHC programs and processes for accessing funding

  • Accessing other funds, financing, loans, grants

  • A Housing Intern- HIIFNIY

  • Accessing support, guidance, training


$225 per person, minimum 10 participants


4. Housing Needs Assessments- 8 hrs (2 days)


Target audience-   Housing staff,  housing committee


  • Setting Goals

  • Determining Scope

  • Data collection strategy

  • Community Consultation,

  • Coordinating Approaches

  • Managing Expectations

  • Community Profile

  • Assessing Current Housing Stock

  • Creating an Inventory of Land, Infrastructure & Resources

  • Affordability, Demand & Capacity

  • Assessing Readiness

  • Identifying Gaps

  • Templates and data collection tools handbook

  • Formulating conclusions and recommendations


$250 per person, minimum 10 participants

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