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Aboriginal Housing Assessment: Appendices

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Aboriginal Housing Assessment: Community Design Needs & Preferences and Application of Local Materials
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Lisa Hardess
Rodney C. McDonald
Darren Thomas
Centre for Indigenous Environmental Resources (CIER)
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Includes survey questions, community profiles and research findings from each of the 14 First Nations involved in study, and results of visits to three sites where local materials were being used in construction. Full research report. Community Report.
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Acceptance of Manufactured Housing in First Nations’ Communities in Atlantic Canada

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Research Highlight (Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation)
Research Highlight. Socio-economic Series ; 05-017
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Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC)
Ausra Burns
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Project's goal was to identify barriers, opportunities, and economic and social development derived from adoption of prefabricated houses. Includes research highlight and full report.
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Anishinabek Housing Administration Study

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Barry Silver
Jennifer Arnott
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Discusses results of survey of First Nations communities in Ontario about their current approach and future requirements and three possible models for delivery of housing programming based on autonomy, accountability, supporting regional coordination, and stable policy development.
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Cost-Effective Indoor Air Quality and Energy Efficiency Recommendations for First Nations Housing: Final Report

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Author/Creator
Bill Boles
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Study based on investigation of five dwellings at Washagamis Bay First Nation. Identifies problems in energy efficiency and indoor air quality, provides lists of low, medium and higher cost solutions, and estimates savings from potential upgrades.
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Effects of Urban Aboriginal Residential Mobility

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Research Highlight (Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation)
Research Highlight. Socio-economic Series ; 114
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Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technologies
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Explored four factors: impact on access to services, impact on service providers, perceptions of mobility as a problem by service recipients, and steps taken by organizations in response to this client group. Includes research highlight and full report.
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Evaluation of CMHC On-Reserve Housing Programs: Summary Report

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Evaluation of Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation On-Reserve Housing Programs: Summary Report
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Program Evaluation Division
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC)
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Primary source of information is the survey of dwellings conducted in 1984 in conjunction with Indian and Northern Affairs Canada. Secondary sources include documentation from CMHC field offices, administrative files, and related material, as well as responses gathered through consultations conducted by the National Indian Housing Council and the Assembly of First Nations.
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An Examination of First Nations Housing Management Training Programs

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Research Highlight. Socio-economic Series ; 03-024
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Author/Creator
Neegan Burnside Engineering and Environmental Ltd.
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Goal of project was to identify required skills and current programs, determine effectiveness of existing programs, and produce model plan for training which would be applicable in any community. Includes research highlight and full report.
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An Examination of the Use of Domestic Space by Inuit Families Living in Arviat, Nunavut

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Peter C. Dawson
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Analysis of types of activities and how they are distributed within dwellings. Concludes that the trend toward greater number of small rooms taking place in Euro-Canadian homes is not compatible with Inuit families' patterns of interaction.
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An Exploration of Housing Options for Aboriginal People in Edmonton, Alberta and Winnipeg, Manitoba

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An Exploration of Housing Options for Aboriginal People in Edmonton, Alberta and Winnipeg, Manitoba: Final Report
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Research Highlight. Socio-economic Series ; 05-034
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[Policy and Research Division]
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC)
[R. A. Malatest & Associates]
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Includes both full report and summary of study which involved literature review, examination of statistical data, and 20 key informant interviews conducted with representatives of service providers and professionals with knowledge of the issues. Full report starts at p. 21.
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A Feasibility Study to Overcome Barriers for Aboriginal Home Ownership

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D. V. York
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Focused on the socio-economic characteristics of the Aboriginal population of the Ottawa-Hull region, with particular attention to households occupying rental properties owned and operated by Gignul Non-Profit Housing Corporation or on their waiting list.
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First Nations Economies: A Comparative Perspective: a Socio-Economic Baseline Study between Cities and First Nation Communities [Full Report]

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Bert Waslander
Tyler Minty
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Compared 239 First Nations communities to similar mainstream communities matched by location and population size using five variables: connection to cities, economic base, local capacity, housing and recent growth.
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GIS: A Useful Tool for First Nations Housing Management, Planning, Maintenance and Safety

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GIS for First Nations Housing and Public Safety
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Jeff Sutton
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Case study of the Cree Nation of Mistissini's use of a Geographic Information System.
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Housing as Northern Community Development: A Case Study of the Homeownership Assistance Program (HAP) in Fort Good Hope, Northwest Territories

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William E. Rees
J. David Hulchanski
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Evaluates success of program, identifies key strengths and weaknesses, recommends improvements, and suggests how positive aspects could be shared with other communities.
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Housing Discrimination and Aboriginal People in Winnipeg and Thompson, Manitoba

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Corrado Research and Evaluation Associates
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Results of survey which asked questions about renting, homeownership and discrimination, perceived discrimination in the last five years, and how it may have impacted social cohesion. Sample size of 300 in Winnipeg and 100 in Thompson.
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Housing Education Program Phase A: A Summary and Consultation Regarding Existing Rental Housing in Cree Communities (Eastmain Pilot Project) 2001: Final Report

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Martin Desgagné
Isabelle Champagne
Maïti Chagny
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Main objective was to identify factors that lead to non-payment of rent and subsequent neglect in housing maintenance, and inform each party (financial/CMHC, Band, tenants) of their responsibilities.
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The Housing Needs of the Métis People

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David A. Boivert
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Discusses Métis identity, numbers and locations where they live, data about social and economic conditions with particular attention to income data and analysis of distribution by household type, and review of information on major housing problems in different regions of Canada, numbers in core housing need and the importance of social housing programs.
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Neighbourhood Effects and Levels of Concentration for Aboriginal People in Large Cities in Canada

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Neighborhood Effects and Concentration Levels of Aboriginal People in Large Canadian Cities
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Research Highlight. Socio-economic Series ; 08-010
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Evelyn J. Peters
Oksana Starchenko
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Study looked at four main outcomes that could be either positive or negative: emergence or maintenance of distinct cultures, changes in access to employment and quality of services, and attitudes toward an area. Includes both research highlight and full report.
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The Northern Sustainable House: An Innovative Design Process

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Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC)
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Describes process of developing design for two versions of a culturally appropriate and energy efficient house. One community was located in the Yukon, the other in Nunavut.
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Planning Study of Native Northern Communities

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Donna Diakun
Gino Pin
John B. Zoe
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Evaluation of current practice with emphasis on relationship between land use / site planning, and social, cultural and environment factors.
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Providing Housing Services for Off-reserve Aboriginal Peoples: Analysis and Recommendations

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Congress of Aboriginal Peoples
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Looked at housing delivery problems related to funding, government policy, and delivery system and explored factors essential to new policy such as methods of financing and changes to administration processes.
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A Review of Training and Delivery Options Concerning Aboriginal Housing

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Research Highlight (Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation)
Research Highlight. Socio-economic Series ; 04-033
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Turtle Island Associates
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Includes research highlight and full report.
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Rural and Native Demonstration Program: Construction System Development by Add-On Buildings Ltd.: Report and Construction Manual

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Report: Rural and Native Housing Demonstration Program Technical Detail/Construction System Development
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Add-On Buildings Ltd.
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Program expected that individuals would provide labour required to erect their own houses and examined the use of simplified housing "kits" which met design requirements and budget limitations. This company's consultant produced house plan, detailed construction manual, associated shop drawings, and summary report which included cost data.
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Rural and Native Housing Demonstration by Thermocube Inc.: Report and Construction Manual

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Report: Rural and Native Housing Demonstration Program Technical Details/Development of a Construction System
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Thermocube Inc.
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Program expected that individuals would provide labour required to erect their own houses and examined the use of simplified housing "kits" which met design requirements and budget limitations. Report details this company's house plan, working drawings, assembly instructions, construction manual, and breakdown of costs.
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Temporary Supportive Housing for Aboriginal People and Their Families

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Research Highlight. Socio-economic Series ; 05-026
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Chignecto Consulting Group
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Study investigated why this type of accommodation was needed, challenges faced, whether needs were being met, and what improvements were desirable. Includes survey of users and twelve cases studies conducted in northwestern Ontario. Includes research highlight and full report.
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