The Tribal Leaders Handbook on Homeownership provides a comprehensive guide to creating diverse housing choices for Native communities and to understanding the lending process in Indian Country, particularly on trust lands. We believe good information is the key to making informed decisions.
We are pleased to share this resource as a blueprint to transform the landscape of Indian housing and Native economies.
Why Native Homeownership?
Demand: Tribal members want to own their homes
Capacity: American Indian and Alaska Natives have increasing incomes and credit scores
Culture and Community: Making Native homelands a place to raise families
Resources: Moving to homeownership keeps rentals for neediest
Native Communities Meeting the Demand for Homeownership: The Confederate Salish and Kootenai Tribes
BIA Mortgage Handbook
The BIA Mortgage Handbook (52 IAM 4-H), released summer 2019, is a big step forward in streamlining the BIA mortgage process.