Housing and Properties


Community Asset Manager

Housing Manager

There is a total of 109 houses on Lake Helen Reserve.  All houses are serviced with water and septic systems.  Nine (9) are privately owned, five (5) are rental units, eleven (11) are Section 96 and eighty four (84) are band owned.  Houses are built annually.  Housing applications must be updated annually.

There is an Elder's Complex which houses 6 apartments with a common area.  These are rental units.

Rental Housing Applications are required to be submitted at the time of housing availability.

Housing Applications for band owned homes are accepted by fax, mail or drop off tot he attention of Community Asset Manager.

The Housing Manager is responsible for the administration, management and delivery of all Band owned housing programs, services and properties within the community of Red Rock Indian Band. The Housing Manager is understanding of, and sensitive to, the needs and circumstances of tenants while at the same time ensuring that policies, procedures and standards are maintained.  The Housing Manager ensures that tenants comply with the terms and conditions of their lease. Failure to successfully complete these tasks could result in delays in occupancy for those in need of community housing, undue damage to housing units and financial and/or program mismanagement for community housing.

Housing Maintenance Tips


Structures and Buildings on Reserve:

There are seven major structures that the Band owns:

  • Professional Building Complex

  • Resource Center

  • Water Treatment Plant

  • Fire Hall

  • Quonset (garage)

  • St. Sylvester’s Historic Catholic Church

  • Chalet Lodge


Property Manager:  Ivy Wawia

Red Rock Indian Band owns three buildings and several properties that are not located within the reserve boundaries.

1115 Yonge St. - Thunder Bay (Former Heath Park School)

131 Archibald - Thunder Bay

112 Fourth St. - Nipigon (Former Elk's Hall)

The Property Manager manages daily customer relationships with the different tenants of the buildings through the coordination of operational activities, marketing, leasing and by representing the building owner to both tenants and the public. The Property Manager protects, maintains and improves the value of the owner’s commercial real estate assets. The Property Manager is responsible for financial return on each property.