Homeowner Assistance Fund (HAF) Program

About the Program

The US Department of the Treasury approved the submitted Homeowner Assistance Fund Plan for the Wichita and Affiliated Tribes and has disbursed $342,948.60 representing the remainder (90%) of the jurisdiction’s HAF award allocations.

The Homeowner Assistance Fund Program provides financial assistance to eligible homeowners for the following types of qualified expenses that are for the purpose of preventing homeowner mortgage delinquencies, homeowner mortgage defaults, homeowner mortgage foreclosures, homeowner loss of utilities or home energy services, and displacements of homeowners experiencing financial hardship:

  1. mortgage payment assistance;
  2. payment assistance for:
    1. homeowner’s utilities, including electric, gas, home energy (including firewood and home heating oil), water, well water issues, gas pressure testing issues and wastewater;
    2. homeowner’s internet service, including broadband internet access services, as defined in 47 CFR 8.1(b) or any successor regulation;
    3. homeowner’s insurance, flood insurance, and mortgage insurance;
  3. payment assistance for delinquent property taxes to prevent homeowner tax foreclosures

What makes you an eligible homeowner?

1. The Applicant is a homeowner who has experienced a financial hardship after January 1, 2021 (including a hardship that began before January 1, 2021, but continued after that date) and have an income equal to or less than 150% of the area median income or 100% of the median income for the United States, whichever is greater.

2. The Applicant attests to the nature of the financial hardship experienced after January 1, 2021 (including a hardship that began before January 1, 2021, but continued after that date). The attestation must describe the nature of the financial hardship (for example, job loss, reduction in income, or increased costs due to healthcare or the need to care for a family member).

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If you are re-certifying, you may go directly to the Financial Assistance Application.

Otherwise, please fill out the application below.