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Financial Relief for Acoma Tribal Homeowners

Who is eligible?

Qualifications vary by the type of assistance requested.

General eligibility requires that homeowners:

  • Are an enrolled Pueblo of Acoma tribal member.
  • Attest that they experienced financial hardship after January 21, 2020 associated with the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Provide income documentation and have incomes equal to or less than 150% of the area median income or 100% of the median income for the U.S., whichever is greater.
  • Currently own and occupy a primary residence.

Types of Assistance:

  • Mortgage Payment Assistance
  • Utility Service Assistance
  • Homeowner Displacement Prevention Measures (Rehabilitation)

PAHA News & Updates


  1. COVID-19 Safe Practices for all Pueblo of Acoma Residents, face masks are now optional but strongly encouraged. Social gatherings (indoor and outdoor) are unlimited; however, practice of safety guidelines is still highly encouraged.
  2. Modified Closure of Acoma Tribal Government Operations and Acoma Business Enterprises, business with outside entities shall coordinate access for those external business representatives. Tribal Vendors are authorized to operate at full capacity. Tribal buildings are open to the public for in-person business, with the safe practice of social distancing.
  3. Check Points and Road Closures, the only security checkpoint located below Old Acoma, shall remain in operation. A valid vaccination card and based on current COVID-19 numbers, a current (within 72 hours) negative COVID-19 test may be required to gain access to Old Acoma.
  4. Guidelines for Death of a Pueblo Member, burials and traditional wakes can resume without limited capacity unless death is caused by COVID-19.
  5. Cultural and Religious Activities, during the period of NO Traditional Activities, family members will be allowed access to the mesa top without a COVID test only to check their homes or to go pray. Homes needing repair atop of mesa will require family members and workers to show a negative PCR COVID Test, NO EXCEPTIONS. To date there are NO scheduled events at Old Acoma. If there are any Traditional or Cultural activities, everyone will be required to show a negative PCR COVID Test and mask/face coverings will be required. Acoma Tribal Leaders (Field Chiefs and Mothers) will decide on, and establish safety practices for Old Acoma and their decisions will be respected.
  6. COVID-19 Vaccinations, COVID-19 vaccinations are strongly encouraged for all Acoma Tribal Members, and non-Acoma Tribal Residents.
  • PAHA urges everyone to¬†follow all directives and notices issued by the Pueblo of Acoma, county, state and federal government.

Mission


Creating innovative development opportunities for the Pueblo of Acoma.

Vision


Creating housing opportunities and providing services while embracing traditions and culture for the Pueblo of Acoma.

Our Services

The goal of the Pueblo of Acoma Housing Authority is to provide our tribal members with affordable, effective and equitable homes that support the vibrancy of our community and promote healthy living conditions for generations to experience.

Our Services

Home ownership opportunities, housing rehabilitation programs, rental eligibility

Our Projects

Community developments, housing rehabilitation, infrastructure

Our Programs

IHBG, ICDBG, Section 184, VA Home Loan, BIA-HIP, USDA Rural Assistance

Advocacy

NAHASDA, HEARTH, Budget/Appropriations

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