The White Mountain Apache Housing Authority Healthy Homes Program was established in 2017, designed to assist White Mountain Apache intended to help learn about the potential hazards inside your home - and what to do about these hazards.
The program allows those who have ownership of their home and must meet the eligibility requirements.
Healthy Homes Objectives:
- Carry out direct remediations where housing-related hazards may contribute to elderly and children’s injury and illness.
- Environmental health and safety concerns.
- Deliver education and outreach activities to protect children from housing-related hazards. (The 8 Principles of Healthy Homes.)
- Build capacity to assure Healthy Home projects are sustained.
- Healthy home grant is a pilot program to help make our homes safer. The program provides homeowners with information on how to prevent health and safety hazards.
- Areas of mold or damages
- Fire Hazards (fire extinguishers, electrical, carbon monoxide, etc.),
- Pest infestation/pesticide use
- Vegetation (3ft from the house)
- Sanitation (plumbing, etc.)
- Weatherization (broken windows, air draft, etc.)
- Handicap accessibility
- Structure (floor damage from mold)
- Picture ID for everyone over 18 years of age
- Tribal Affidavit
- Proof of Ownership of Home
- Proof of Income (meet the NAHASDA Income Guideline)
- Legal documents (custody)
- Current electricity/water bill
- Colored photos of mold/damages
- Signed Meth consent form
- Medical condition document
- Marriage license
To educate tenant/applicant, poor housekeeping, rodents’ infestation, etc., tenant/applicant participate in assisting with minor home repair and hoarding. Example: fixing holes in the wall, replacing light fixtures, etc.
Current Healthy Homes
- 192 Applicants (Whiteriver-Cibecue- Hondah/McNary)
- 2 Homes in Progress for Remediation
- 8 applicants in progress
- No longer accepting applications
- Grant ending September 30, 2022
Here are some of our rehabilitated home:
The Healthy Homes Program’s main goal is to assist the Homeowners to be able to live in a safe and healthy environment.