The Section 8 Voucher Program (a.k.a Housing Assistance
Program or HAP) was designed to assist low-income
individuals or families with their housing needs while renting
from a private landlord. Families need NOT have children to
Individuals or families who qualify can receive assistance
with their monthly rent, enabling families to live in housing
that would otherwise be out of reach for their income level. A
dwelling can be a house, a mobile home, a basement
apartment or multi-family building. It may be located on the
Reservation or off; and in town or out in the country.
Initial success with the Voucher program means finding an
acceptable unit, signing a one year lease, paying deposits
and hooking up utilities if required in the lease, after approval
by the Housing Authority.
Rental units must be approved for Rent Reasonableness,
Total Housing Cost guidelines, and passing Minimum
Housing Quality Standards. Attention Landlords: An
Inspection Checklist (HUD Form 52580-a) is available for
download in PDF format.
Valuable program information is available
as Outreach to Owners (PDF).
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