OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency’s Board of Trustees approved Home Investment Partnerships Program (HOME) contracts to nine organizations during its July meeting. OHFA is a U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) designated state Participating Jurisdiction. The following Oklahoma organizations received funding to build or rehabilitate affordable housing:
- Little Dixie Community Action Agency received $174,000 to be used toward the construction of 12 houses for its Self Help Housing program in Atoka, Bryan, Carter, Choctaw, Love, Marshall, McCurtain and Pushmataha counties.
- Native American Housing Services, Inc. received $384,010 for the construction of two homes in Edmond. Additionally, the organization received a $38,400 administrative award.
- Community Development Support Association, Inc. received $438,900 to acquire and rehabilitate four rental homes in Enid. Additionally, the organization received a $43,890 administrative award.
- Deep Fork Community Action Foundation, Inc. received $317,960 for the rehabilitation of four rental units in Henryetta. Additionally, the organization received a $31,796 administrative award.
- Neighborhood Housing Services received $500,000 for the new construction of three rental homes in Muskogee.
- KiBois Community Action Foundation, Inc. received $189,500 to acquire and rehabilitate one rental home in Stigler.
- Urban League of Greater Oklahoma City, Inc. received $300,000 to acquire and rehabilitate two houses for home buyers in Midwest City.
- Northeast Oklahoma Community Action Agency received $500,000 for the new construction of four rental homes in Commerce. Additionally, the organization received a $50,000 administrative award.
Community Action Agency of Oklahoma City will utilize $200,000 to assist 15 homebuyers in 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.
OHFA offers nine housing programs ranging from down payment assistance for home ownership to housing development and rental assistance. For more information about OHFA and its programs and services, visit www.ohfa.org.