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ACFN's housing department handles all issues related to housing. ACFN has a Housing Committee consisting of ACFN members who reside in Fort Chipewyan. The Housing Committee reviews applications for member housing, and determines the applicants eligibility based on need. The Housing Committee also assists in the development and review of ACFN's Housing Policy.

ACFN Chief and Council has approved a housing policy which is currently in effect:










Grant Applications


Click here to fill in an online application for the Home Ownership Incentive Grant! (please have your mortgage pre-approval and signed real estate agreement available to upload with your application)

Click here to fill in an online application for the Home Renovation Grant! (please have your home title document and estimates of work to be performed available to upload with your application) **Please note April 15 deadline for Home Renovation Grant applications**

If you have any questions, please contact

Housing Applications

ACFN members who are interested in applying for housing can download, complete and submit this form to and


Members requiring service or repairs for ACFN housing, please complete the service request form.


Important: Members must reside in Fort Chipewyan for a minimum of 6 months prior to applying. There is a wait list for housing and assignments are based on need/emergency situations and date of application.

*On-call Phone Number for After Hours and Emergencies for ACFN Housing: 780-370-1927*

Important Information for Members

Homeowner Residential Rehabilitation Assistance Program — Homeowner RRAP offers financial assistance to low-income households who own and occupy substandard housing to enable them to repair their dwellings to a minimum level of health and safety.​

Currently, mold is a serious problem plaguing First Nation housing. Excessive moisture in the air can lead to the development of mold which has been linked to respiratory problems for home occupants.  CMHC provides useful information about humidity and moisture problems and outlines a number of different solutions to ensure satisfactory humidity levels in the home. Click here for more information.

ACFN Home and Housing Grant Policies
Other Helpful Links

For more information, contact the housing department at:

780-697-3730 or by email at

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