Housing Authority of the Cherokee Nation opens housing waiting list for three counties

Pictured: Cherokee Nation W.W. Keeler Tribal Complex in Tahlequah, Oklahoma.(Photo: Cherokee Nation Facebook Page)

Cherokee Nation temporarily opening Mutual Help/Rural Rental Homeownership waiting list for qualified Native American families in Nowata, Rogers, and Washington counties

News Release

Cherokee Nation

The Housing Authority of the Cherokee Nation is temporarily opening Mutual Help/Rural Rental Homeownership waiting list for qualified Native American families in Nowata, Rogers and Washington counties. Families may submit applications to live in re-inventoried homes located in these three counties.

The Housing Authority of the Cherokee Nation will help provide housing to qualified families, including the head of the household or spouse being a citizen of a federally recognized tribe, meeting federal 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.

In Rogers County, Housing Authority of the Cherokee Nation staff will be available to distribute and accept applications for three and four-bedroom homes beginning at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, September 17. The first 25 completed applications will be accepted. Applicants seeking a four-bedroom unit must be a household of six. Applicants may apply at the Housing Authority of the Cherokee Nation office in Claremore, located at 23205 S. Hwy 66.

In Nowata County, Housing Authority of the Cherokee Nation staff will be available to distribute and accept applications for three and four-bedroom homes beginning at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, September 18. The first 10 completed applications will be accepted. Applicants seeking a four-bedroom unit must be a household of six. Applicants may apply at the Housing Authority of the Cherokee Nation office in Nowata, located at 115 Wauhillau Court.

In Washington County, Housing Authority of the Cherokee Nation staff will be available to distribute and accept applications for three and four-bedroom homes beginning at 9 a.m. on Thursday, September 19. The first 25 completed applications will be accepted. Applicants seeking a four-bedroom unit must be a household of six. Applicants may apply at the Housing Authority of the Cherokee Nation office in Bartlesville, located 1003 S. Virginia.

For additional information, please contact the Housing Authority of the Cherokee Nation at 918-456-5482.

About Cherokee Nation

The Cherokee Nation is the federally recognized government of the Cherokee people and has inherent sovereign status recognized by treaty and law. The seat of tribal government is the W.W. Keeler Complex near Tahlequah, Oklahoma, the capital of the Cherokee Nation. With more than 370,000 citizens, 11,000 employees and a variety of tribal enterprises ranging from aerospace and defense contracts to entertainment venues, Cherokee Nation is one of the largest employers in northeastern Oklahoma and the largest tribal nation in the United States.

To learn more, please visit www.cherokee.org.

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