The housing authority helps connect Nez Perce families with housing to support their quality of life. A 5-member elected board of commissioners guides the housing programs.

Upcoming Events

August              

Aug. 13-15th 5p-9p.m.     Homebuyer Education                  Lapwai

Aug. 21st 12-3 p.m.          Kamiah Block Party                      NPTHA Kamiah Playground

Aug. 22nd 1-3p.m.           ICDBG Maintenance Class           Lapwai

Aug. 28th 5-7p.m.           Rental Rights                                   Lapwai

 

See calendar

Mission

The mission of the Nez Perce Tribal Housing Authority is to create opportunities to meet the housing needs of enrolled members of the Nez Perce Tribe by maximizing the utilization of available resources to ensure services are provided in an efficient, professional, economical and timely manner; forming and enhancing partnerships between the NPTHA and tribal, state, local, and private entities; promoting self sufficiency and improving the quality of life.

The Board of Commissioners  (BOC) is comprised of five members elected by the NPT General Council. The key responsibilities of the BOC is to support our mission by establishing and updating policies and programs; monitoring and oversight of the NPTHA operations; providing guidance on goals and objectives to be achieved; prioritizing the services to be provided based on Tribal member needs assessments and approving the annual budget.

Counseling and Classes

The Senior Rehab Program assists low-income senior citizen home owners in completing essential repairs, with a maximum amount of $4,500.

The ICDBG Home Repair Program assists low-income homeowners in completing essential repairs and making energy improvements.

Available Individual Classes

The housing authority provides classes on:

  • Home buyer education
  • Money basics
  • Renter rights and responsibilities
  • Do-it-yourself maintenance
  • Homeowner maintenance
  • Post-purchase issues for home buyers

See class calendars:

  • All classes
  • Money basics classes

Tenant Policies