Application Closing Soon for Interior Regional Housing Authority Homeowner Assistance
If you are a homeowner, enrolled IRHA tribal member and are struggling financially as a result of the COVID-19 Pandemic, you may qualify for Interior Regional Housing Authority Homeowner Assistance.
Check your eligibility and apply by December 1!
What is Interior Regional Housing Authority Homeowner Assistance?
IRHA Homeowner Assistance is federally funded by U.S. Treasury as part of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021. Eligible applicants may receive assistance with mortgage, utility or home-heating fuel expenses.
Payments will be distributed by IRHA and its partners directly to mortgage servicers, utility companies and vendors.
Find Out if You Are Eligible
Enrolled tribal members who are homeowners and live in select regions that have IRHA as their Tribally Designated Housing Entity are encouraged to apply.
Visit irha.org for the full list of requirements and to check your eligibility quickly and securely. Requirements include:
- You must be a homeowner and applying for aid in your primary residence.
- 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.
Read the list of frequently asked questions to learn more about Homeowner Assistance. If your question is not answered in the FAQs, call 1-833-912-2452 toll free for assistance or email email@example.com.
If you do not meet the eligibility requirements for this program but are in need of assistance, we encourage you to contact Alaska 2-1-1. This free, confidential resource can help you to locate assistance in your home community. Dial 2-1-1 or 1-800-478-2221 or visit alaska211.org.