College Housing Assistance
A NAHASDA funded program administered by the Housing Authority of Cherokee Nation, is to assist low income Cherokee tribal citizens to secure safe and affordable housing established on need and eligibility while seeking a first-time Bachelor’s degree and maintaining full-time student status at an accredited institute of higher education. The College Housing Assistance Program will provide students with up to $1000.00 per semester for housing cost only.
Mortgage Assistance Program (MAP)
This program provides qualified Cherokee citizens with down payment and closing costs assistance in obtaining a mortgage to purchase or construct a home. Income guidelines are 80% of National Median Income (NMI) or below.
Community Shield Insurance
The Cherokee Nation's Community Shield Home Owner's Risk-Pool program provides basic coverage for the value of a dwelling and personal property.
Rental Assistance Program
Funded by the Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Act of 1996 (NAHASDA), this program is designed to assist Native Americans with decent, safe, and sanitary housing with Cherokee Nation jurisdictional boundaries. Income guidelines are 80% of National Median Income (NMI) or below. Once approved, families must find their own unit, unit must be approved and the landlord must be willing to enter into a contract.
Low Income Rental Housing
The program's purpose is to provide rental housing units for low-income households. The program provides for management and maintenance of over 900 rental units located throughout the Cherokee Nation's 14-county jurisdictional boundaries.
The Senior Housing Program (Low Income Housing Tax Credit Program) seeks to provide decent, safe, sanitary and affordable housing for persons 62 years of age and older in an environment encouraging an active, fulfilling lifestyle
New Home Construction
NEW HOME CONSTRUCTION: Is an approach to developing and providing housing opportunities for Cherokee families. The program is designed to provide a set payment option allowing the family to rent to own the home. Houses are based on a basic floor plan of a modest size.