Capital and Housing
The goals of the First Nation of Na-Cho Nyak Dun with respect to housing is to provide adequate and affordable housing to FNNND citizens who would like to reside in housing units owned by the First Nation, to maintain the integrity and value of the lands set aside for the FNNND housing projects and of the houses and other residences built for housing FNNND citizens, and to develop a capital plan that will enable FNNND to build additional houses which will increase citizen’s skills in participating the workforce and which will increase the available housing stock.
The purpose of the Na-Cho Nyak Dun Housing & Capital Department is to consolidate the essential aspects of all housing-related procedures into one reference source to facilitate the management of FNNND Housing for the Housing Committee, Chief and Council and most importantly the citizens.
A wide range of services are offered form the Housing & Capital Department, some of which include:
Operations & Maintenance – on the capital side, the department is responsible to ensure that all government, community and housing units are up to code and maintained in accordance with safety standards;
Renovations – the department also takes on the responsibility for renovations that are necessary with regards to governmental, community and housing units, whether it is to self-construct or oversee contractors;
Vehicles – all NND owned vehicles are maintained through this program. The maintenance technician will ensure that each vehicle is safe and maintains them on a regular basis.