Membership Services

Housing Corporation

The Skownan Housing Corporation is a not-for-profit organization established by the people of Skownan and supported by Council to manage the on-reserve housing program.

The Corporation’s governance includes a representative from each family in the community. The group will constitute the policy-recommending body and is elected by the members of the community.


Band members may apply to the Housing Corporation intake to:

  • Rent a home,
  • Home ownership,
  • Purchase an existing home or construct a new home with funding from a financial institution,
  • Renovate a home through the Residential Rehabilitation Assistance Program On-Reserve (RRAP) Program,
  • Maintenance of homes – CMHC and Band-Owned.

Chief and Council

The leadership of Skownan First Nation will partner with the Skownan Housing Corporation. The people have mandated the Council to be more self-reliant.


The following forms are available at the office:

  • Rental units – must apply every 6 months to stay on list
  • Repair of unit – CMHC/Band
  • Home Ownership
  • Condition report – quarterly reports
  • Completion of work
  • Damage report

For more information contact:

Marvin Sutherland, Housing Manager

Skownan First Nation

Phone: (204) 628-3373 Ext. 111