Housing Authority of the Cherokee Nation accepting applications for low-rent housing in Claremore, Vinita

March 26, 2018

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TAHLEQUAH, Okla. – The Housing Authority of the Cherokee Nation is currently accepting applications for low-rent housing openings in Claremore and Vinita.

Applications are available for download at http://www.hacn.org/ under the low-income rental housing tab or mailed upon request. Completed applications can be submitted at any Housing Authority of the Cherokee Nation office.

The Will Rogers Senior Complex in Claremore and Tom Buffington Heights in Vinita have one-bedroom apartments available. Applicants for Will Rogers Senior Complex must be at least 55 years old.

The apartment complexes are managed by the Housing Authority of the Cherokee Nation and provide affordable homes for low-income families. Rent is not to exceed 30 percent of the family’s adjusted income. Security deposits will also be waived.

Eligibility requirements for housing are as follows:

• A member of the family must be a citizen of a federally recognized tribe;
• Household income must be below 80 percent of the national median income;
• Must be able to pass a background check.

Preference will be given to Cherokee Nation citizens who are elderly (62), disabled or handicapped.

For more information, call the Housing Authority of the Cherokee Nation at 918-456-5482.