NEW- Emergency Rental Application Program
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Print Application Here and Return To:
- firstname.lastname@example.org, or
- drop off in person at the Lapwai or Kamiah NPTHA Office, or
- mail to NPTHA ERA Program PO Box 188 Lapwai, ID 83540
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.
Board of Commissioners
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
- Admissions and Occupancy (PDF, 300 KB)
- Collection/Eviction (PDF, 126 KB)
- Conveyance (PDF, 12KB)
- Grievance (PDF, 123 KB)
- Home Business (PDF, 63 KB)
- Housing Counseling (PDF, 23 KB)
- Individual Development Account (PDF, 86KB)
- Lot Acquisition (PDF, 276KB)
- Mortgage Finance Assistance (PDF, 38KB)
- Non-Low Income (PDF, 1 MB)
- Option to Purchase (PDF, 263 KB)
- Rehabilitation (PDF, 206KB)
- Temporary Absence (PDF, 35 KB)
- Emergency Rental Assistance Zero Income Form (PDF, 142 KB)
Nez Perce Tribal Housing Authority is accepting applications for an experienced:
FINANCE & OPERATIONS MANAGER
To administer and manage all aspects of accounting and general operations. Full-time w/excellent benefits. Bachelor’s degree in Business or Accounting; 5 yrs experience as full charge bookkeeper; or Associate degree w/five years full charge bookkeeping; min 3 yrs supervising. Direct experience in public/Indian housing accounting, banking, financing, audit preparation is desirable, applicant must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, knowledge of human resource requirements, financial reporting, proficiency in financial software applications, and procurement practices. Salary – DOQ, Indian preference will apply, Open until Filled. send NPTHA job application and 3 work-related references to Executive Director, Nez Perce Tribal Housing Authority, P. O. Box 188, Lapwai, ID 83540. Or email email@example.com For more information please call 208 843-2229: POSTED 6/8/2021.
The Nez Perce Tribal Housing Authority is accepting applications for a PART-TIME MAINTENANCE CUSTODIAN/WORKER. Excellent benefits. Must have high school diploma/GED, valid driver’s license, insurable, excellent cleaning skills, basic maintenance skills and painting skills. Indian preference will apply. Submit Nez Perce Tribal Housing Employment application and references to Nez Perce Tribal Housing Authority, P.O. Box 188, Lapwai, ID 83540. For information or detailed job description call (208)843-2229. Closing date 06/24/2021 or until filled.
MAINTENANCE & CONSTRUCTION MANAGER
The Nez Perce Tribal Housing Authority is accepting applications for a MAINTENANCE & CONSTRUCTION MANAGER responsible for effective management of maintenance program, home repair projects and special projects, including residential inspections. Requires high school diploma or GED, trade school certification, 5 years experience in all phases of residential construction, 3 years supervising & managing projects, possess valid driver’s license and be insurable. Must possess excellent writing, mathematical and organizational skills. Indian Preference will apply. Excellent benefits. Submit NPTHA employment application to: Nez Perce Tribal Housing Authority, P.O. Box 188, Lapwai, ID 83540. More information and job description: (208) 843-2229 Open until filled with weekly application reviews.