Low Income Rental Housing


In order to be eligible for this program, participants must be a citizen of a federally-recognized tribe and possess a tribal citizenship card. Preference will be given to citizens of the Cherokee Nation.

Potential participants must meet several requirements, including income guidelines and U.S. citizenship. All applications are processed according to date and time of submission.

Security deposits are currently waived. Rent payments are calculated based upon 30% of the monthly adjusted total household income. Income guidelines are 80% National Median Income:

Maximum Rent Payments

The maxium rental payments will be 50% of the current county Fair Market Rent amount that is published by HUD annually.


  1. Cherokee citizens who are elderly, disabled or handicap and working families.
  2. Other Cherokee citizens
  3. Other Native Americans

Apartment Locations

 Bartlesville  Catoosa        Claremore    Grove        Hulbert

 Jay           Locust Grove   Nowata       Porum        Pryor

 Stilwell      Tahlequah      Vinita       Warner       Westville 

Area Offices

Tahlequah 918-456-5482

Claremore 918-456-5482

Sallisaw 918-456-5482

Jay 918-456-5482

Call your local office for an application

Cherokee Nation Housing Services
Main Office
1500 Hensley Dr.
P.O. Box 1007
Tahlequah OK 74465
Ofc: 918-456-5482
Fax: 918-458-5637



Low Income Assistance Application