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Rental Opportunities

Income Based Rental Program

Native American Housing Assistance and Self Determination Act (NAHASDA), eligibility for an income-based rental, the household must qualify as low income at the time of initial occupancy. To qualify as low-income, applicants’ household income may not exceed eighty percent (80%) of the gross annual income based on Outagamie County income guidelines.

This program currently consists of 335 federally funded rental properties. Inventory is categorized to serve single/adult couple households, small households, large households, elder households, and those with disabilities. Monthly rent rates are based on household income.

Inventory Breakdown

  • Single Adult/Adult Couple – 18 Units
  • Small Households – 134 Units
  • Large Households – 124 Units
  • Elder/Disabled Households (Elders 62 & older) – 59 Units

Eligibility Criteria

  • At least one enrolled Oneida within the household composition
  • Cannot exceed maximum income limits – per household size
  • Meet minimum household income of $650 per month
  • Cannot owe more than $200 to a utility provider
  • Cannot have prior debt with Comprehensive Housing Division
  • Applicants seeking Elder specific units must be 62 or older
  • Criminal Convictions
    • Drug convictions within 3 years – ineligible
    • Felony convictions within 5 years – ineligible
    • Criminal acts of violence convictions within 2 years – ineligible
    • Must not be a life-time registered sex offender

Next Steps – Complete application and submit all required verifications
Important:  Once the application has been completed, you must provide the required verifications or application will not be accepted. This program operates from Application Wait List when unit is available selection is made according to application date.

Required Verifications

  • Tribal Id Card or Enrollment Letter
  • State Picture ID’s – All Adults
  • Social Security Cards for all household members (for newborn children provide birth announcement)
  • Most Recent Utility Bills – Water, Heat, Electricity, Gas – Balance must be under $200.00
  • Non-Custodial Parents/Legal Guardians must provide court order of placement or statement from Child Protective Services or Social Worker
  • All household income for last 30 days (paystubs, award letters, etc.)
  • Self-Employment must provide current tax return to include all schedules (C, K1, etc.)
  • Release of Information Form (included with application must be signed)
  • Statement from physician if accommodation’s are required (wheelchair, no stairs, etc.)

2019                 Maximum Income Limit

1 Person                         $46,950
2 Persons                       $53,650
3 Persons                       $60,350
4 Persons                       $67,050
5 Persons                      $72,450
6 Persons                      $77,800
7 Persons                      $83,150
8 Persons                      $88,550

CHD Rental Application      Landlord-Tenant Law      Rule-2-Income-Based-Rental-Program

Income Based Rent-to-Own Program

This program offers rent-to-own single family housing units as they become available. Historically these units have become available through new construction or the acquisition of an existing home that is renovated before being offered in the program.

Eligibility Criteria

  • At least one of the heads of household required to sign the agreement is required to be enrolled Oneida
  • At least one dependent minor that is a full-time dependent of the head of household is required
  • Cannot exceed maximum income limits – per household size
  • Must meet minimum household income of $30,000 per year
  • Cannot owe more than $200 to a utility provider
  • Cannot have prior debt with Comprehensive Housing Division
  • Current homeowners are not eligible to participate in the rent-to-own program
  • Criminal Convictions
    • Drug convictions within 3 years – ineligible
    • Felony convictions within 5 years – ineligible
    • Criminal acts of violence convictions within 2 years – ineligible
    • Must not be a life-time registered sex offender

Next Steps – Complete application and submit all required verifications
Important:  Once the application has been completed, you must provide the required verifications or application will not be accepted. This program operates from Application Wait List when unit is available selection is made according to application date.

Required Verifications

  • Tribal Id Card or Enrollment Letter
  • State Picture ID’s – All Adults
  • Social Security Cards for all household members (for newborn children provide birth announcement)
  • Most Recent Utility Bills – Water, Heat, Electricity, Gas – Balance must be under $200.00
  • Non-Custodial Parents/Legal Guardians must provide court order of placement or statement from Child Protective Services or Social Worker
  • All household income for last 30 days (paystubs, award letters, etc.)
  • Self-Employment must provide current tax return to include all schedules (C, K1, etc.)
  • Release of Information Form (included with application must be signed)
  • Statement from physician if accommodation’s are required (wheelchair, no stairs, etc.)

2019                 Maximum Income Limit

1 Person                         $46,950
2 Persons                       $53,650
3 Persons                       $60,350
4 Persons                       $67,050
5 Persons                      $72,450
6 Persons                      $77,800
7 Persons                      $83,150
8 Persons                      $88,550

CHD Application      Rule-4-Income Based Rent-to-Own Program      Landlord-Tenant Law

General Rental Program

This program currently consists of 68 program self-funded rental properties. Monthly rent rates are set to be competitive to Fair Market Rent Rates, and are not based on household income.

Inventory Breakdown

  • Apartments – 1 & 2 bedroom – 26 Units
  • Duplexes – 2 & 3 bedroom – 29 Units
  • Single Family Homes – 2, 3, 4, & 5 bedroom – 13 Units

Eligibility Criteria

  • At least one tenant holding the agreement is required to be Oneida enrolled
  • Debt-to-Income Ratio cannot exceed 50%
  • Cannot owe more than $200 to a utility provider, and cannot have prior debt with Comprehensive Housing Division
  • May not have credit report showing more than 5 accounts past due and/or in collection, excluding medical bills
  • Criminal Convictions
    • Drug convictions within 2 years – ineligible
    • Felony convictions within 2 years – ineligible

Next Steps – Complete application and submit all required verifications
Important:  Once the application has been completed, you must provide the required verifications or application will not be accepted. This program operates from Application Wait List when unit is available selection is made according to application date.

Required Verifications

  • Tribal Id Card or Enrollment Letter
  • State Picture ID’s – All Adults
  • Social Security Cards for all household members (for newborn children provide birth announcement)
  • Most Recent Utility Bills – Water, Heat, Electricity, Gas – Balance must be under $200.00
  • Non-Custodial Parents/Legal Guardians must provide court order of placement or statement from Child Protective Services or Social Worker
  • All household income for last 30 days (paystubs, award letters, etc.)
  • Self-Employment must provide current tax return to include all schedules (C, K1, etc.)
  • Release of Information Form (included with application must be signed)
  • Statement from physician if accommodation’s are required (wheelchair, no stairs, etc.)

CHD Rental Application     Rule-1-General Rental Program     Landlord-Tenant Law

Elder Rental Program - Elder Service Apartments

This program currently consists of 29 program self-funded rental properties. Monthly rent rates are set to be competitive to Fair Market Rent Rates, and are not based on household income.

Inventory Breakdown

  • Elder Apartments (Elders age 55 & older) – 1 bedroom – 29 Units

Eligibility Criteria

  • At least one tenant holding the agreement is required to be Oneida enrolled
  • Must demonstrate ability to meet financial requirements of rental agreement
  • May not have any outstanding debt to utility provider, and cannot have prior debt with Comprehensive Housing Division
  • May not have credit report showing more than 5 accounts past due and/or in collection, excluding medical bills
  • Criminal Convictions
    • Drug convictions within 2 years – ineligible
    • Felony convictions within 2 years – ineligible

Next Steps – Complete application and submit all required verifications
Important:  Once the application has been completed, you must provide the required verifications or application will not be accepted. This program operates from Application Wait List when unit is available selection is made according to application date.

Required Verifications

  • Tribal Id Card or Enrollment Letter
  • State Picture ID’s – All Adults
  • Social Security Cards for all household members (for newborn children provide birth announcement)
  • Most Recent Utility Bills – Water, Heat, Electricity, Gas – Balance must be under $200.00
  • Non-Custodial Parents/Legal Guardians must provide court order of placement or statement from Child Protective Services or Social Worker
  • All household income for last 30 days (paystubs, award letters, etc.)
  • Self-Employment must provide current tax return to include all schedules (C, K1, etc.)
  • Release of Information Form (included with application must be signed)
  • Statement from physician if accommodation’s are required (wheelchair, no stairs, etc.)

CHD Rental Application      Rule-3-Elder Rental Program     Landlord-Tenant Law

Tribal HUD-VASH

The Tribal HUD-VASH (THV) Program is a partnership between the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and Oneida Nation to provide rental assistance and supportive services to twenty (20) Native American Veterans who are homeless or at-risk of homelessness. 

Veterans wishing to participate in the THV program shall first interview with the VA Program Coordinator for a one-on-one consultation. An assessment will be given based on a point system. 

VA Eligibility Criteria

  1. Eligible for VA health care.
  2. Determination of homeless or at-risk of homelessness.
  3. A clinical need for case management services.
  4. Veteran’s agreement to participate in VA case management.
  5. Must not be registered as a lifetime sex offender.
  6. Income must not exceed 80% of gross regional annual income.
  7. Household composition listing name and date of birth of each person contemplated to reside in rental unit.

2019                 Maximum Income Limit
1 Person                         $46,950
2 Persons                       $53,650
3 Persons                       $60,350
4 Persons                       $67,050
5 Persons                      $72,450
6 Persons                      $77,800
7 Persons                      $83,150
8 Persons                      $88,550

The VA Program Coordinator will then refer the Veteran to the Comprehensive Housing Division. Each applicant is required to supply the requested information and attest to the accuracy of the supplied information on the Comprehensive Housing Division THV application form.

The Veteran is required to be an enrolled tribal member of a Federally Recognized Tribe.  Comprehensive Housing Division staff shall verify enrollment status by either requiring a copy of the Tribal Identification Card or requesting verification from their Trust Enrollment Department.

To apply contact:     Neko Elizondo LCSW, SAC, Clinical Coordinator HUD-VASH
                                           Green Bay VA Health Care Center
                                           2851 University Ave, WI 54311
                                           (920) 431-2500 ext. 72326

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