CMHC changes disguise transfer of services councillor says

Six Nations’ Housing Department doesn’t think changes to the Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation will have much effect on their program delivery, but Six Nations Elected Council (SNEC) isn’t so sure. Lily-Anne Mt. Pleasant, director of housing told SNEC changes to the CMHC’s On-Reserve Residential Rehabilitation Assistance Program (RRAP) won’t cause changes to service delivery despite CMHC moving to an amalgamation of services already offered to Six Nations community members. She said changes to the programs only include the First Nation taking on responsibility for inspections rather than CMHC employing Ontario First Nations Technical Services Corp (OFNTSC). to perform those inspections. Six Nations already employs an inspector. “We use our own inspectors prior to application anyways and we do final inspection to ensure it’s up to code,” she said. “OFNTSC…

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