Six Nations in the city….possible housing project considered

Six Nations owned West Street site could hold up to 431 housing units. (Photo by Lisa Iesse)

By Lisa Iesse Writer Six Nations may be seeing its first housing development in Branford. Six Nations of the Grand River Development Corporation (SNGRDC) is looking to build 490 affordable housing units on land Six Nations owns in central Brantford. SNGRDC announced last week they are in the midst of conducting studies to determine whether the project is feasible. The project would be located on 431 West Street on land currently vacant aside from an abandoned house. Lands and Resources Director Lonny Bomberry said the land was donated in 2007 by the Fuller Estate. Bomberry said the man was not a band member, just someone who had a strong sense of goodwill for Six Nations. “The remediation of 431 West Street is a critical next step to ulitises the untapped…

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