Housing

The Beardy’s & Okemasis’ Cree Nation delivers its own housing program. The types of homes include traditional single-family homes, and trailer homes.

It is recognized that there is an association with housing as a sense of belonging to the community. Housing also establishes a connection to the community and a willingness to stay on the traditional lands. By caring for existing homes and the provision of new homes, as well as providing options for youth and elders, Beardy’s & Okemasis Cree Nation values housing as a vital part of the community.

On-reserve housing is governed by the Beardy’s & Okemasis’ Cree Nation Housing Authority.

**Click here to download or complete a Housing Application Form**

Members of the BOCN Housing Authority are:

  • Councillor Edwin Ananas, Ex-Officio
  • Gloria Bugler
  • Patricia Gardypie
  • Eli Mike
  • Candace Sutherland

You can view the BOCN Housing Policy by clicking the image below:

Currently:

  • 355 homes on reserve (2017)
  • 87% of the off-reserve population had lived on-reserve at some point.
  • 55% off off-reserve respondants would move back to the reserve if there was housing available.

Learn more about Housing at our online indicators dashboard.

 

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