The Emergency Repair of Privately-Owned Homes Program provides emergency repair services for low-income Tribal citizens that reside within the Muscogee (Creek) Nation Tribal Jurisdiction.
Emergency repairs are defined as unforeseen circumstances which are detrimental to the health and safety of the family and are not attributed to homeowner abuse, misuse or negligence. Handicap accessibility is also addressed by the program.
Not included under the program are general maintenance or cosmetic repairs.
• Be a low-income Native American family living in the Muscogee (Creek) Nation Jurisdictional Area.
The service area specific to elders age 55 and older will include the current Muscogee (Creek) Nation jurisdiction and will extend 20 miles beyond the existing boundaries. SEE MAP
• Have an annual family income which does not exceed eighty (80) percent of the National Median Income for their family size, as defined by the Department of Housing and Urban Development. Income Guidelines
• Provide proof of ownership of the dwelling.
• Must have owned and resided in the dwelling three (3) years prior to requesting services.
• Proof of homeowner’s insurance for repairs estimate at $5,000 or more.
• Not have received any housing services through the Muscogee (Creek) Nation within the last eight (8) years. This includes Mutual Help homes.
• Each request for assistance requires a separate Useful Life Agreement and application.
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