Renting a Unit
Tenancy is determined by the Community Relations Committee, which is
comprised of Members of the Gignul Non Profit Housing Corporation.
The Committee meets on a regular basis to rank, review and select
applications for tenancy.
Once a tenant is eligible, an appropriate unit selected, a Lease
Agreement signed, and an occupancy date set, the Tenant Relations
Officer will arrange a move in inspection. This inspection will
• electrical, heating and plumbing shut offs in the building;
• a review of common area regulations (if there is more than one
• go over a copy of the Tenant Handbook, which outlines the
responsibilities of both Gignul and the tenant. The tenant is
expected to read and become familiar with the contents of the
At this point the tenant will be provided a set of keys to the unit
and will officially become a Gignul tenant.
In the same manner as other property management corporations Gignul
depends on its rental revenue to maintain its housing at acceptable
standards. Therefore it is essential that all tenants respect their
obligations to pay the rent on time. Rents payments are due in
advance on the first day of every month. Failure to pay your rent in
a timely fashion will lead to eviction.
To help you adjust to your new home and community, Gignul's
Tenant Relations Officers are available to assist and direct you to local services,
other Aboriginal service providers, information on the residential
Tenancy Act, or other points of interest that may be of use to you
in your surroundings. Tenant Relations Officers can also assist you with debt
- Delores Peltier
To apply for housing with
Gignul Non Profit Housing Corporation, please download, print and fill in
the application form that you will find
The application form is in
Adobe Portable Document Format (.pdf). If you do not have the PDF
Reader, you can download a FREE copy
experience any difficulties with this application form or have any
questions, please contact our
office. One of of our staff members will be pleased to assist you.
Once completed, please
mail or hand-deliver to:
GIGNUL NON-PROFIT HOUSING
Attention: Tenant Relations Officer
396 MacLaren Street
Handbook is available and can be accessed by
here. This handbook outlines your responsibilities
as a tenant, and we ask you to review it carefully and become
familiar with its content.
Masenygun, Gignul’s monthly newsletter is
designed to keep tenants up to date with community events. You are
invited to review the most recent editions of this newsletter and
also to provided anecdotes and interesting community stories for the
consideration of the Editor.