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Constance Lake wins housing award – 106 homes over 15 years – Wawatay News

March 6, 2014

Constance Lake’s consistent house-building efforts were rewarded with the 2014 Community Innovation Housing Award at the 12th Annual First Nations Northern Housing Conference.

“Our housing development over the years has been consistent and very manageable,” said Corrina Cheechoo, Constance Lake’s housing program manager. “We have a good sound team — we are all working towards the same goal so we can provide safe homes for our community members.”

The road-access community located near Hearst, Ont. began their new housing program in the late 1990s by building 10 houses in the inaugural year. Over the past 15 years, the community of about 820 on-reserve citizens has built about 106 homes, including a senior’s complex with 10 apartments, a five-plex for single tenants and six-unit row housing complex.

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