Beginning March 17th, until further notice, services will be provided via telephone, email and mail; Offices will be closed to walk-in clients. Read more here.
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Housing

Siletz Tribal Housing Department (STHD)

555 Tolowa Court
P.O. Box 549
Siletz, OR 97380-0549
Front Reception: (541) 444-8322
Toll-Free: (800) 922-1399 extension 1322
Fax: (541) 444-8313

Siletz Tribal Housing Department's Mission Statement

With funds provided by the Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Act and other resources, the Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians (CTSI) will continue the operation of a housing program whose overall mission will be to ensure that low income Siletz Tribal Members have the opportunity to obtain housing that meets his/her needs, is affordable, and provides a safe, healthy living environment.

During the CTSI office closures, rent and house payments may be made by phone or by dropping a check or money order into the mail slot below or mailed to:

STHD PO Box 549
Siletz, OR 97380
 

Please NO CASH

For assistance during regular business hours call 541-444-8322.

For after hour emergencies, call: 541-351-0149.

Housing

 

COVID-19 Housing Relief Assistance

The CARES Act funded COVID-19 Emergency Rent, Mortgage, and Energy Relief Assistance programs have ended. For low-income households, mortgage, rent and energy assistance will still be available through the STHD.

 

Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA) Program 

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Rental Assistance/Student Housing

Rental Assistance Program (RAP)

Programs consist of the Tribal Temporary Housing Assistance Program (TTHAP), Tribal Temporary Student Assistance Program (TTSAP) and Tribal Elder/Disabled Rental Assistance Program.

Tribal Temporary Housing Assistance Program (TTHAP)

The Tribal Temporary Housing Assistance Program (TTHAP) is a time-limited program which assists:

  • Families needing to live closer to medical care as documented by a physician.
  • Victims of domestic violence needing immediate assistance to relocate.
  • Individuals transitioning from prison or a rehabilitation facility.

Other emergency situations that are temporary in nature as determined by the Siletz Tribal Housing Department (STHD) will also be considered.

The household must be able to meet the NAHASDA income guidelines and the household's share of the rent is thirty percent of the adjusted annual income. STHD will allow up to 10 vouchers for this program each year, as long as funding exists.

Tribal Temporary Student Assistance Program (TTSAP)

The Tribal Temporary Student Assistance Program (TTSAP) is a time-limited program which assists a student while obtaining higher education for a period not to exceed six years. Participant must:

  • Maintain full time student status (defined as twelve or more credits per semester)
  • Attend a college, university, vocational, or trade school
  • Maintain a cumulative 2.5 GPA.

The household must be able to meet the NAHASDA income guidelines and the household's share of the rent is thirty percent of the adjusted annual income. If the student leaves the household, the household will no longer be eligible for assistance. STHD will allow up to 30 vouchers for this program each year, as long as funding exists.

Applications are open from May 1st-May 31st.

Tribal Elder/Disabled Rental Assistance Program

The Tribal Elder/Disabled Rental Assistance Program assists families whose head of household is a tribal elder, or whose household includes a disabled tribal member. To be eligible, the household must include one the following:

  • A Tribal member age fifty-five and older
  • A disabled Tribal member

The household must be able to meet the NAHASDA income guidelines and the household's share of the rent is based on ten percent of the income. STHD will allow up to 40 vouchers for this program each year, as long as funding exists.

STHD Application

Emergency Rental Assistance Program

The COVID-19 pandemic poses an immediate and imminent threat to the health, safety, and well-being of the Tribe.  The purpose of the ERA Program is to provide emergency rental assistance for the payment of rents and utilities, and arrearages for the same, for low-income Tribal households who have disproportionately suffered from the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. To participate in the ERA Program, an Applicant must first submit a complete, written Application on the forms provided by STHD.  Applications for the ERA Program must be submitted to the STHD by mail, email, fax, or dropping off the Applications to the following address:

P.O. Box 549, Siletz, OR 97365
555 Tolowa Court, Siletz, OR 97380

covam@ctsi.nsn.us  (541)444-1331 or jeanettea@ctsi.nsn.us (541)444-1316 

Applications will be received until December 1, 2021.

ERA Program Policy

ERA Program Application