The college housing assistance program is available to subsidize the rental housing costs incurred by tribal members attending post-secondary educational institutions. Enrolled members of the Absentee Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma receive preference in the allocation of services and other resources.
Application Deadline. Applications must be received sixty (60) days before the first day of class for Fall Semester and sixty (60) days before the first of class for Spring Semester. Applications must be received by the close of business and must be date-stamped by ASHA staff. When a stated deadline falls on a weekend or recognized holiday, the application deadline shall be extended to the next business day. A student will need to reapply each semester to receive assistance, and to provide proof of enrollment.
Subsidy Calculation. A maximum rate of $300.00 will be paid to the Property Owner on behalf of the Participant during each month that the Participant is eligible for Program Participation. No moneys will be transferred directly to Program participants. The voucher amount shall not exceed the student’s proportionate share of the monthly rent amount for the Dwelling Unit under any circumstances. The ASHA shall not be responsible for the payment of any security or utility deposits, or for any damages caused to the Dwelling Unit by the Participant.