NAHASDA Housing

Federally Funded

The Native American Housing and Self Determination Act (NAHASDA) Program is a Federal Program and is open to all enrolled federally recognized tribal citizens residing within the Muscogee (Creek) Nation service area with preference given to enrolled MCN citizens. Counties in MCN service area include Creek, Hughes, Mayes, McIntosh, Muskogee, Okfuskee, Okmulgee, Rogers, Seminole, Tulsa, and Wagoner (some parts of counties are out of service area). Income based program. All programs require an application and documentation.

Homeowner
Provides assistance to citizens who are enrolled with a federally recognized tribe. Assistance provided is to prevent foreclosures to citizens who have had an unanticipated situation created by a financial loss, beyond the control of the applicant. Assistance is available up to $5,000 or for a period of not more than six (6) months, on a one-time basis, and as long as funding is available. Assistance amount varies based on situation and need. Payments made directly to vendor(s). Must live in the Muscogee (Creek) Nation service area. Income guidelines apply.

Renter
Provides assistance to citizens who are enrolled with a federally recognized tribe. Assistance provided in situations created by a financial loss. Bills must be current at the time of application, except in disaster or child welfare cases. Assistance is available up to $1,200. Additional assistance is available for disaster and child welfare cases up to $5,000 or for a period of not more than six (6) months, on a one-time basis. Assistance varies based on situation and need. Payments made directly to vendor(s). Must live in the Muscogee (Creek) Nation service area. Income guidelines apply.

Documentation required

  • Copy of citizenship cards for all household members or a printout from a tribal Citizenship Office.
  • Copy of social security cards for all household members.
  • Copy of birth certificate and/or driver licenses for non-Indian household members.
  • Copy of income verification for household members.
  • Documentation of break.
  • Additional information may be required, depending on situation, to determine eligibility.

APPLICANTS SHOULD NOT WAIT FOR THE DAY OF CUTOFF, EVICTION, ETC., TO REQUEST SERVICES.

NAHASDA Application

Duplication of Services
Household must have not received assistance from any other agency in the last 12 months (churches, Community Action programs, tribal offices, (Chief’s Office, Second Chief’s Office, etc.).

Ability to Maintain
Applicants must provide income verification to prove they can continue shelter, utility, and other living expenses.

Application Process
Once all required documentation has been received, the social worker has three (3) days to complete the application.