Housing Authority (TNHA)
Above: Remains of a traditional sod house at Point Hope, the oldest continuously inhabited community in the Western Hemisphere. The Inupiat people and their culture have thrived in the Arctic for thousands of years.
TNHA Mutual Help Home-Ownership Program
This “grandfathered” 1937 Housing Act program provides home-ownership opportunities for 118 qualified lower income Alaska Native/Indian families. The program permits families with home-ownership potential and verified need for housing, to buy decent, safe and sanitary housing at a cost that is within their means. Most Mutual Help Home-Ownership Program units are occupied and rarely become available to new applicants. After 1998 this program was closed to new construction. Consequently, there will be no new or additional units developed.
TNHA Conditional Installment Loan Program
Thirty (30) New Homes were developed by TNHA using Federal Indian Housing Block Grant (IHBG) subsidies received by TNHA in accordance with the Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Act of 1996 (“NAHASDA”). Buyer agrees to pay the subsidized (substantially reduced) purchase price of $80,000.00 to TNHA, payable as follows:
TNHA Low-Rent Housing Rental Program
This “grandfathered” 1937 Housing Act program provides 107 subsidized, affordable, housing to qualified low-income Alaska Native/Indian families in the village of Barrow. The program permits families or individuals to rent decent, safe and sanitary housing at a cost that is within their means.
TNHA Market-Based Public Housing Rental Program
TNHA, manages a limited number of rental properties that are available to the general public totaling approximately 107 units area-wide. The program waitlist is prioritized based on date of application and availability of units. Leases are month to month and may be terminated with 30 days’ notice (or less in extraordinary circumstance). Rent schedules are established by the TNHA Board of Commissioners and are subject to periodic change with market values.
North-Slope Senior Housing Program
TNHA, under Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), manages senior housing 5-plex’s in the villages of Anaktuvuk Pass, Kaktovik, Nuiqsut, Point Hope, and Wainwright. Eligible applicants, for these one bedroom, accessible units must be age 55 and above. In addition to applicant age, selection is based on date of application and availability of units. Rent schedules are established by and subject to change by resolution of the TNHA Board of Commissioners.
2014 Senior Housing Application_Rev1.pdf
Mail or Fax Your Completed Application To
Housing Occupancy Department
Taggiugmiullu Nunamiullu Housing Authority
PO BOX 409
1634 Okpik Street
Barrow, Alaska 99723
Toll Free: 1-888-429-7150
Phone: (907) 852-7150
Fax: (907) 852-2038