First Nations Housing Professionals Association
The First Nations Housing Professionals Association (FNHPA) is a national, professional association exclusively serving the needs of individuals working for or aspiring to positions in housing with First Nations organizations. FNHPA was incorporated January 1, 2019. The organization was established to provide leadership in housing management activities by developing and promoting quality standards, practices, certification, and professional development to expand capacity for members and First Nations organizations.
FNHPA supports existing and future housing professionals in serving their communities by:
FNHPA has also developed free resources for First Nation educators such as Keeper of My Home, a free resource for educators that teaches students about caring for their home and housing health and safety. The classroom content and e-learning games are for First Nation students from kindergarten to grade 12 who go to on-reserve schools. It’s designed for teachers, however facilitators outside of the traditional classroom environment can use it too. The program is built around the following 4 themes: