HOMEOWNER ASSISTANCE FUND
The Homeowner Assistance Fund (HAF) assists eligible Seminole Nation tribal homeowners and other tribal homeowners mitigate financial hardships associated with the coronavirus pandemic by providing funds to eligible entities for the purpose of preventing homeowner mortgage delinquencies, defaults, foreclosures, loss of utilities or home energy services, and displacements of homeowners experiencing financial hardship after January 21, 2020, through qualified expenses related to mortgages and housing. HAF can assist eligible homeowners with mortgage payment assistance, financial assistance to allow a homeowner to reinstate a mortgage or to pay other housing-related costs related to a period of forbearance, delinquency, or default; mortgage principal reduction; mortgage interest rate reductions; payment assistance for utilities, homeowner’s insurance, flood insurance, and mortgage insurance; payment assistance for down payment assistance loans, payment assistance for delinquent property taxes; repairs to maintain the habitability of a home, or assistance to enable households to receive clear title to their properties. Telecommunication services (telephone, cable, Internet) delivered to the homeownership dwelling ARE NOT considered to be utilities. This program is only available to households with a mortgagor who currently own their home. This program is limited to one tribal member per household.
Payments will be made directly to lenders, utility companies, tax assessors, insurance companies, and certified/approved contractors.
Applicant must be a Native American member/citizen/Freedmen or a member of a Native American Family
Applicant must be a homeowner
Applicant must attest that they experienced financial hardship after January 21, 2020
Applicant’s household income must be equal to or less than 150% of the area median income
Assistance must be for Applicant’s primary residence
Copy of Tribal Membership Card for Tribal household members
Copy of State Driver’s License or ID
Copy of Social Security cards for all household members
Proof of homeownership
Mortgage Holder/Utility Form (Tax Identification Number required)
Bill must be in the Applicant’s name or in the name of the spouse of the Applicant
Account number must be on bill
Documentation proving that assistance is for Applicant’s primary residence
Income Verification (please submit one of the following for all household members receiving income):
2020 Tax Returns
60 Days Check Stubs
Proof of unemployment
Documentation demonstrating financial hardship after January 21, 2020
Applications may be submitted via:
Email – firstname.lastname@example.org
Mail – P.O. Box 1493, Wewoka, OK 74884
Fax – (405)257-3961
If you have any questions, please contact the Housing Authority at (405)257-6604
To apply for HOMEOWNER ASSISTANCE FUND please download the application by clicking the link below.
To apply for Homeowner Assistance Fund using our online form.
Please print the Lender and W9 forms and have your lender fill them out
prior to starting the online application.
You can print these documents by clicking the link------->Lender and W9 Forms
HOMEOWNER ASSISTANCE FUND POLICY AND PROCEDURE can be viewed by clicking below.