Northern Pueblos Housing Authority
NPHA is an award-winning federally recognized Tribally Designated Housing Entity (TDHE). NPHA holds authorization by the Pueblos of Picuris, San Ildefonso, and Tesuque to obtain and manage Indian Housing Block Grant Program (IHBG) funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). These funds, in tandem with resources from various partnerships, are used to implement high priority community improvement projects annually identified in Pueblo-directed Indian Housing Plans (IHP).Click on the links provided on our website to access information on the communities we serve, the services we provide, and many of the valued partners and good neighbor agencies who share our mission.
- New housing construction: Since its founding in 1971, NPHA has constructed almost 500 affordable housing units for residents in its service area.
- Home rehabilitation: Over the past fifteen years, NPHA has rehabilitated over 200 homes for Tribal Members. Repairs and renovations are handled on a first-come, first-served basis, and as funds are available. Sign up now!
- Native American housing management: We manage NPHA manages about 100 rental and lease-purchase homes in the areas we serve.
- Housing counseling: NPHA is a HUD-approved Local Housing Counseling Agency (LHCA), providing home ownership counseling, Individual Development Account (IDA), tax preparation, and other needed services to Native American residents.
- Community facilities: Successful infrastructure and public facilities projects completed by NPHA include comprehensive plans, preliminary engineering reports, water and wastewater systems, community learning centers, and a solar-powered fire station.
- Financial management: With an annual budget of about $5 million a year, NPHA rigorously complies standards at with the highest financial management standards.
- Economic development: Our Economic Development Program aids in business start-ups, offers advice and business expansion and development, and seeks funds to improve economic opportunities for the Tribes we serve.
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