The Osage Nation Housing Department assists our clients in achieving an elevated standard of living through home improvement and homeownership opportunities, break down cultural housing barriers experienced by Native Americans, and empowering Native families to achieve financial self-sustainability.
Osage Nation Housing Department Director: Sheridan Pickering
Physical Address: 239 West 12th Street, Pawhuska, OK 74056
Mailing Address: 627 Grandview Avenue, Pawhuska, OK 74056
Homeowner’s Assistance Funds
The Osage Nation Financial Assistance Department provides assistance to Osage homeowner’s to prevent mortgage delinquencies and defaults, foreclosures, loss of utilities or home energy services, and displacement of homeowners experiencing a financial hardship after January 21, 2020. This program is supported, in whole, by the American Rescue Plan Act and awarded to the Osage Nation by the U.S. Department of the Treasury. This is a onetime award, assistance is available until funds are depleted.
This program is administered as a first-come first-served method and provides assistance with mortgage/mortgage arrears, Utilities/utility arrears-electric, natural gas, propane, firewood, and water. Payment assistance for homeowner’s insurance, flood insurance, and mortgage insurance. Delinquent property taxes to prevent tax foreclosure. Emergency home repairs to maintain the habitability of a home. Assistance is only available to Osage homeowners living in the primary residence.
VOUCHER ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
The Voucher Program operates on a fiscal year (October through September) and serves low-income Native American households, residing in the service area (Osage County), by providing assistance to relocate or assistance during a financial emergency. A financial emergency is defined as a situation beyond one’s control that results in the inability to temporarily pay rent, mortgage and or utilities.
Eligible applicants are Native American, 18 years of age or older, residents of Osage County and the household income cannot exceed 80% of U.S. median income limits, as published by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. For more information, please click the link below to read the full policy.
- Voucher Application
- Current Income Limits
- Taxpayer Affidavit
- Rental Statement
- Voucher Policy
- Appeal Request Form
DOWN PAYMENT ASSISTANCE
The Osage Nation Down Payment Assistance Program is open to eligible Native Americans living within the State of Oklahoma and is designed to assist first-time homebuyers to find affordable, quality housing. Osage preference applies to this service. For eligibility information or to request assistance please click the link below to access an application. We look forward to serving you.
Osage Nation Senior Housing provides maintenance-free and affordable rental housing to Native American elders residing on the Osage Nation Reservation (Osage County). Rental rates are based on annual household income of residents. Osage preference applies to this service. For eligibility information or to request assistance please click the link below to access an application. We look forward to serving you.
FULL HOME REHABILITATION
The Osage Nation Full Home Rehabilitation Program is open to eligible Native Americans residing within the Osage Nation Reservation (Osage County) and is designed to elevate the condition of the home to meet minimum standards for a decent, safe, and sanitary environment. Osage preference applies to this service. For eligibility information or to request assistance please click the link below to access an application. We look forward to serving you.
- Full Home Rehabilitation Application
- Unemployment Statement
- Taxpayer Affidavit
- Rehabilitation Selection Policy & Procedure
EMERGENCY HOME REHABILITATION
The Osage Nation Emergency Home Rehabilitation Program is open to eligible Native Americans with housing repair needs that warrant immediate action due to risk of health or safety of the household members. For eligibility information or to request assistance please click the link below to access an application. We look forward to serving you.
OSAGE NATION HOUSING ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (ONHAP)
The Osage Nation Housing Assistance Program provides assistance to meet the housing improvement needs of eligible Osage homeowners residing within the boundaries of the Osage Reservation (Osage County), under the direction and management of the Osage Nation Housing Program. This program will assist in providing decent, safe and sanitary living conditions through moderate to substantial home rehabilitation, for Osage families that are ineligible to receive assistance from other Osage Nation federally funded home improvement programs. The service area includes, but is not limited to, flood zones, plains, and floodways as well as restricted/trust property.
It is the policy of the Osage Nation Executive Branch that all complaints filed by constituents of the Osage Nation receive prompt and careful attention, and receive a timely response. Some complaints may be referred directly to the Osage Nation Attorney General while others will be investigated by the Executive Branch. In either case, constituents will be notified of the status of their complaint within thirty (30) business days of receipt.
For your convenience, we provide an electronic form to submit your complaint. You may still submit your complaint in person, or via the telephone. For more details on this, please read the Complaint Policy.