OHFA Trustees Approve HOME Contracts to Bring Single Family Houses to Oklahoma Communities
Six Oklahoma non-profit housing organizations plan to utilize funding approved by Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency’s Board of Trustees to build or rehabilitate houses for low income residents living in communities across the state.
The following organizations received a total of $2.66 million in HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME) funding:
- Native American Housing Services, Inc. – new construction of two houses for homebuyers in Midwest City
- Deep Fork Community Action Foundation, Inc. – acquisition and rehabilitation of two houses for renters in McIntosh County
- Community Development Support Association, Inc. – acquisition and rehabilitation of two houses for homebuyers in Enid
- Little Dixie Community Action Agency, Inc. – new construction of a triplex for renters in Hugo
- Muskogee County Community Action Foundation, Inc. – acquisition and rehabilitation of three houses for renters in Muskogee
- Urban League of Greater Oklahoma City, Inc. – acquisition and rehabilitation of three houses for homebuyers in Midwest City
Each organization also received an operating assistance grant.
Additionally, Community Action Agency of Oklahoma City and Oklahoma/Canadian Counties, Inc. received a $200,000 grant that will provide assistance to 15 homebuyers across Oklahoma and Canadian Counties.
Individuals interested in benefiting from these funds should contact the organizations directly. HOME encourages local governments and nonprofit housing organizations to build new homes, rehabilitate existing housing or make structural home repairs. HOME is designed to encourage partnerships to fund construction and rehabilitation of affordable housing for low-income families, particularly in rural Oklahoma.