November 28, 2017
TAHLEQUAH, Okla. – The Housing Authority of the Cherokee Nation is temporarily opening the Mutual Help/Rural Rental Homeownership waiting list for qualified Native American families in Wagoner County beginning Friday, Dec. 8.
Families may submit applications to live in re-inventoried homes located in Wagoner County at the Leon Daniel Heights office located at 701 W. Fox in Tahlequah. Housing Authority staff will be available to distribute and accept applications for three- and four-bedroom homes beginning at 9 a.m. The first 10 completed applications will be accepted. A completed application must be signed by both head of household and spouse. Applicants seeking a four-bedroom unit must be a household of six.
Applicant or spouse must be a citizen of a federally recognized tribe and meet income guidelines and other requirements of the program. Each family’s maximum income limit will be based on 80 percent of the Nation Median Income. Cherokee preference will apply, but applicants from all federally recognized tribes are welcome to complete application for housing. A completed application must be signed by both head of household and spouse.
Applicants are encouraged to bring the following items to be submitted with the application: Cherokee Nation citizenship card or CDIB card, Social Security card for each person in the household, a copy of driver’s license or state-issued identification for each person 18 years of age or older, copies of marriage license/divorce decree and proof of income for all people who will be listed as living in the household. Award letters verifying SSA, SSI or VA benefits must be dated within 120 days.
For additional information, please contact the Housing Authority of the Cherokee Nation at 918-456-5482.