TNHA will Develop TNHA Indian Housing Plans (IHP) and strategic plans that will result in more resources being targeted to local investment, and the creation of housing programs and services that better support low- and moderate-income families.
TNHA will develop strategies that address regional and local housing need in partnership with local and regional organizations, groups, individuals, policymakers.
TNHA and regional partners will explore new ways of working together that attract the resources so essential in addressing local and regional housing need.
On a regional basis, TNHA will consult with tribal organizations as well as regional state and federal entities in order to facilitate the development of comprehensive planning and sharing of resources, which will assure more efficient utilization of available resources with respect to health care, water, sewer, transportation, economic development, education and training, and shelter.
TNHA will complete essential renovation of 1937 Act Current Assisted Stock homes in order to protect and maintain the viability of housing throughout the region. In consideration of funding limitations TNHA willprioritize five key areas:foundations, weatherization /environmental, electrical, heating and plumbing needs.
The Tagiugmiullu Nunamiullu Housing Authority will continue to deliver quality housing services, to include those activities prescribed by NAHASDA or subject contract between the Secretary and the Indian Housing Authority pursuant to the United States Housing Act of 1937 broad heading of Maintenance and Operations Emergency and non-routine maintenance of Mutual Help and NAHASDA homes is provided to the homebuyer, as a courtesy. The cost of such maintenance is borne by the homebuyer.
TNHA will provide preventive, routine, and non-routine maintenance of TNHA low rent stock.
TNHA will actively utilize leveraged funding opportunities through partnerships with tribalorganizations, federal and state agencies and private entities (Title VI, Section 184 Loan Guarantees, etc.). In addition to the aggressive pursuit of state and federally subsidized housing dollars TNHA will access opportunities in the private sector and through non-profit foundations.
Tagiugmiullu Nunamiullu Housing Authority will explore and develop new affordable housing opportunities through the construction of single-family units, multifamily rental housing, and the development of ancillary service, including the development of traditional utility service, alternative energy resources, and such other traditional and innovative infrastructure as may be necessary and allowable under NAHASDA.
The Tagiugmiullu Nunamiullu Housing Authority may conduct substantial rehabilitation of tribal owner-occupied units, in more than one discipline to meet life, health and safety needs as available funding permits.
The Tagiugmiullu Nunamiullu Housing Authority will explore and develop programs and activities which promote self-sufficiency of income eligible tenants, homeowners and homebuyers.
The Tagiugmiullu Nunamiullu Housing Authority will assure that the maximum number of homebuyers and tenants understand and fulfill their obligations (timely payment, maintain homes and apartments in a safe and sanitary manner, budget properly) through the implementation of timely and consistent counseling and education.
The Tagiugmiullu Nunamiullu Housing Authority will assure that information regarding the full spectrum of low income loan and grant programs is made available to the residents of our North Slope communities
The Tagiugmiullu Nunamiullu Housing Authority will assure that Periodic, Move-in, Move-Out and Special Inspections are conducted, as prescribed by TNHA policy
The Tagiugmiullu Nunamiullu Housing Authority will establish tenant-based rental assistance programs for Elder Housing residents in four villages, consistent with demonstrated need, approved plans, and available funding.
TNHA Housing Management Occupancy Staff will ensure that applications for housing are processed in a timely manner, waitlists maintained, and that tenant selection is consistent with established policy.
TNHA in conjunction with Ilisagvik College Workforce Development, will promote training opportunities in order to expand local capacity and promote maximum native hire.
TNHA will provide fire prevention education to homebuyers and youth throughout the North Slope region. TNHA will develop staff capacity through continuing education in the areas of financial management, admissions and occupancy, environmental review and assessment, planning, development, and construction.
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