Cherokee Nation opens housing waiting list for Muskogee County


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 Muskogee County.

Families seeking four-bedroom units must submit applications to live in re-inventoried homes located in Porum, Warner, Webbers Falls, Braggs and Fort Gibson.

HACN staff will be available to distribute and accept applications for four-bedroom homes beginning at 9 a.m. on Monday, July 14, at the Sallisaw office located at 2260 W. Cherokee. HACN will accept the first 10 completed applications. A completed application must be signed by both head of household and spouse, and applicants seeking a four-bedroom unit must be a household of six or more.

HACN will help provide housing to families that meet eligibility requirements. Head of the household or spouse must be a citizen of a federally recognized tribe and meet income guidelines and other requirements of the program. Cherokee preference will apply, but applications from all federally recognized tribes will be accepted.

Applicants are encouraged to bring the following items to be submitted with the application: Cherokee Nation citizenship 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 degree, 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.

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