IRHA Homeowner Assistance

Homeowners experiencing financial hardships due to the COVID-19 pandemic may be eligible to receive assistance through IRHA Homeowner Assistance.

Homeowners who are enrolled tribal members and live in select regions that have IRHA as their Tribally Designated Housing Entity are eligible to apply. Approved homeowner assistance payments will be distributed by IRHA and its partners directly to mortgage servicers, utility companies and other eligible vendors.

How Do I Apply?

Your first step is to check your eligibility. You can do this securely online and it only takes a few minutes.


Friday, December 1, 2023 at 11:59 p.m. Alaska time.

Am I Eligible for Assistance?

Basic eligibility requirements are listed below. You can quickly and securely determine your eligibility by using our online eligibility checker.

● You must be a homeowner and applying for aid in your primary residence. Eligible areas include select regions that have IRHA as their Tribally Designated Housing Entity.

● You must be able to demonstrate tribal enrollment.

● You must satisfy minimum federal and IRHA requirements:

○ Have experienced a coronavirus-related financial hardship after Jan. 21, 2020.

○ Not exceed the maximum household income as required by U.S. Treasury.

○ At least one person per household must be directly or indirectly financially impacted by COVID-19.

○ Demonstrated risk of housing instability or homelessness.

What Does It Cover?

IRHA Homeowner Assistance may include:

● Past due mortgage payments and other homeowner expenses

● Utility costs (including electric, water & sewer, etc.)

● Heating costs, including home-heating fuel and firewood

Is My Housing Eligible?

Eligible owner-occupied properties include:

● Single-family attached and detached properties

● Condominium units

● Manufactured homes permanently affixed to real property and taxed as real estate

● Mobile homes not permanently affixed to real property

● Land contracts

● 1 to 4-unit properties where the homeowner is living in one of the units as a primary residence

Where Can I Learn More?

● Read IRHA Homeowner Assistance FAQs

● Email or call 1-833-912-2452 toll free

Partner Resources

The following IRHA Homeowner Assistance informational materials are available for download and distribution.

English Color Informational Flyer

English Black/White Informational Flyer

Spanish Color Informational Flyer

Spanish Black/White Informational Flyer

Korean Color Informational Flyer

Korean Black/White Informational Flyer

Tagalog Color Informational Flyer

Tagalog Black/White Informational Flyer

Color 8.5 x 11 in Poster

Digital 300 x 250 Ad

News Release (11/02/2023)

Fact Sheet (11/02/2023)

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