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Departments

Housing

Housing Department
The Tribal Housing Department is dedicated to assisting low-income eligible citizens by providing exceptional services that meet the housing needs of the Tribal Citizens.

HOUSING SERVICES

Emergency Assistance Program – This program is funded by the Indian Housing Block Grant. The purpose of this program is to assist low-income eligible citizens with home heating and utility assistance. This program assists low-income qualified citizens residing on the reservation and King William County, Virginia service area identified in the HUD Indian Housing Plan.

Housing Managed Services – This program is funded by the Indian Housing Block Grant. The purpose of this program is to administer all housing-related services, and provide educational resources to tribal leaders, tribal citizens and outside agencies related to housing services provided by the Housing Program. This program assists low-income eligible citizens residing on the reservation and King William County, Virginia service area as identified in the HUD Indian Housing Plan.

Housing Repair and Rehabilitation Project – That project is funded by the Indian Housing Block Grant. The purpose of this program is to assist low-income eligible citizens with minor repairs to homes owned and occupied by homeowners. This program assists low-income qualified citizens residing on the reservation and King William County VA, Virginia service area as identified in the HUD Indian Housing Plan.

IHS: Individual Well and Sanitation Facilities – This program is funded by Indian Health Services. The purpose of this program is to assist enrolled homeowner citizens residing on the reservation as whose primary residence is located on the reservation with new service sanitation facilities and individual residential wells, including pump, pressure system, pump controls and electrical wiring necessary for pump operation.

Disclosure: All Housing Program Services are based on low-income eligibility criteria as defined by the Federal Government, the Pamunkey Indian Tribe, and Indian Health Services. Due to income restrictions and funding availability, all approved applicants are date and time stamped to ensure program integrity and obligated funds.

Vision Statement

Preserve and sustain a vibrant healthy community where all tribal citizens have access to affordable housing opportunities, and families are empowered to achieve self-sufficiency through educational resources, mutual respect and visionary stewardship.

Funding Source

The Housing Department is funded through the Indian Housing Block Grant, Office of Native American Programs HUD. The current service area as determined by the Federal Government for the Pamunkey Indian Tribe is the Reservation and King William County, Virginia. The Indian Housing Block Grant Program (IHBG) is a formula grant that provides a range of affordable housing activities on Indian reservations and Indian areas. The block grant approach to housing for Native Americans was enabled by the Native American Housing Assistance and Self Determination Act of 1996 (NAHASDA).

Housing Department Contact Info

Debra Hansen
Tribal Administrator/Housing Director
Debra.hansen@pamunkey.org
(804) 843-2452

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