What programs are available for Native Americans on tribal land?

In 1992, Congress established the Section 184 Indian Housing Loan Guarantee Program. The program is designed to offer homeownership and housing rehabilitation opportunities for eligible Native American individuals or families, tribes, and Tribally Designated Entities (including Indian Housing Authorities) on their native lands.

This program is administered by the Office of Native American Programs (ONAP). To learn more about the Section 184 program visit the following website: https://www.hud.gov/program_offices/public_indian_housing/ih/homeownership/184 or contact ONAP toll-free at 1-800-561-5913.

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Topic Number: KA-03845