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NEW- Emergency Rental Application Program

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Print Application Here  and Return To:

  1. nptha@nezperce.org, or
  2. drop off in person at the Lapwai or Kamiah NPTHA Office, or
  3. mail to NPTHA ERA Program PO Box 188 Lapwai, ID 83540

Income Guidelines


Upcoming Event

2021 Homebuyer & Financial Education Class Schedule


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.

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.

Chair- Richard Arthur

Vice Chair- Stacey Kash Kash

Secretary/Treasurer- Taricia Moliga

Member- Fawn Domebo

Member- Loretta Spaulding

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

Tenant Policies

Employment Opportunities

Nez Perce Tribal Housing Authority is accepting applications for an experienced

Maintenance / Construction WorkerThe Nez Perce Tribal Housing Authority is accepting applications for a Maintenance/ Construction Worker for our rental units in the Lapwai area. Minimum four years experience in residential maintenance/construction, high school diploma or GED, valid driver’s license and be insurable. Skilled in home repairs, construction knowledge in carpentry, plumbing, electrical, roofing, sheet rocking and painting. Legible writing, ability to document all work performed on appropriate forms, communication skills and great customer service.  Excellent benefits, Tribal & Indian Preference will apply. The NPTHA reserves the right to transform this position into a training position if sufficient Indian Preference applications are not received. Submit NPTHA employment application to:  Nez Perce Tribal Housing Authority, P.O. Box 188, Lapwai, ID 83540. More info: (208) 843-2229.  Open until filled.   (Posted 11/15/2021)  

Administrative AssistantThe NPTHA is seeking an experienced Administrative Assistant to support multiple grant funded programs.  Requires two-year degree or equivalent in related college courses, two years of administrative experience and one-year supervisory experience preferred. Applicant must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, ability to work independently, excellent office management skills, excellent mathematical skills, proficient in various software applications, database mgmt., charts, graphs and presentation. Full time with benefits. Tribal and Indian Preference will apply. Closing date is 12/10/2021.  Please send NPTHA application to: Executive Director, Nez Perce Tribal Housing Authority, P. O. Box 188, Lapwai, ID 83540 or email NPTHA@nezperce.org.  More info call 208 843-2229.

 GRANTS COORDINATOR-HAFFull time Grants Coordinator for our new US Treasury Homeowners Assistance Fund.  Develop, manage and report on required activities, thorough knowledge and understanding of mortgage financing and re-financing, and other administrative support functions.  Bachelor degree in related field w/two years administrative experience, (or two yr. degree w/four years admin experience) excellent skills in customer service, math calculations, writing, organizing, office machines, computers & technology, valid driver’s license and bondable.  Open until filled.  Nez Perce and Indian Preference applies.  Submit NPTHA application to: Nez Perce Tribal Housing Authority, P.O. Box 188, Lapwai, ID 83540.  For job description or more information, please call (208)843-2229.

NPTHA Employment Application

Release of Information Authorization Form