TAHLEQUAH, Okla. — 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.

HACN 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, HACN staff will be available to distribute and accept applications for three and four-bedroom homes beginning at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 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 HACN office in Claremore, located at 23205 S. Hwy 66.

In Nowata County, HACN staff will be available to distribute and accept applications for three and four-bedroom homes beginning at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 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 HACN office in Nowata, located at 115 Wauhillau Court.

In Washington County, HACN staff will be available to distribute and accept applications for three and four-bedroom homes beginning at 9 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 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 HACN office in Bartlesville, located 1003 S. Virginia.

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

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