HHCDA Covid-19 Update

New Program, 10-01-2021, Heating Assistance

Heating Assistance 2021 is a new grant program to assist tribal members with paying for heating costs. The maximum benefit per household will be $700. Heating expenses that will be covered include costs for natural gas, propane, fuel oil and electricity. This assistance is provided from the US Department of HUD and is intended for families that are  below 80% of median income guidelines for the Ho-Chunk Nation.

For more information please contact HHCDA at, 800-236-2260, ask for Avery Cloud. Click the button below to download an application.

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Emergency Rental Assistance 2021 Recertification Form

HHCDA is requiring all ERAP Rental Assistance grantees to recertify / update their application information.

If you have are currently receiving prospective rental assistance please submit the recertification form to HHCDA. 

Downloadable   
Emergency Rental Assistance Recertification, July -2021

Click the link below to complete the application online.

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Emergency Rental Assistance Program

HHCDA has funding available to assist renters with rental arrears, utility arrears, prospective (future) rent.

HHCDA offers eligible households assistance with current or late rent, energy or utility bills, and other housing costs dating back to the start of the pandemic. Applicants must be a rental resident who has experienced a significant income loss or costs due directly or indirectly to COVID-19, is at risk of experiencing homelessness or housing instability, and has a household income at or below 80% of the area median income.

Click the link below to download a copy of the application.

Downloadable   
Emergency Rental Assistance Application -2021

Click the link below to complete the application online.

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HHCDA Community Center Usage– HHCDA will temporarily suspend the use of HHCDA Community Centers due to the recent uptick in HCN Covid positive results. HHCDA will honor any reservations already made. Any public gatherings in the community centers should be limited to 10 or less participants and practice social distancing. HHCDA will allow the buildings to be used for funerals, as in the past.

These community centers include the following:

       Blue Wing Community Center

       Chakh Ha Chee Community Center

       Indian Mission Community Center

       Indian Heights Community Center

HHCDA Information

First and foremost, here at HHCDA the safety and well-being of both our tenants and employees are of significant importance. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic we have updated a few of our guidelines, all of which are listed below.

To All HHCDA Tenants:

  • The HHCDA office is closed to general visitors. We will allow tenants and applicants to the office with appointments.
  • If you need to contact a staff member please feel free to call or email
  • Any and all HHCDA community buildings will not be rented out for events (the only exception to this is for wakes and funerals)
  • Maintenance will only be responding to emergency work orders
  • The only employees to be dispatched are those that do not exhibit any cold or flu symptoms
  • Staff will not enter a unit if any household members of that unit are ill (you will be asked this when you call)
  • Maintenance contacts:

Romona Manning

608-374-1245 ext. 8815 or 608-387-5153

Black River Falls – Dennis Boyle

608-343-1215

Tomah/Nekoosa/De Pere – Christian Bird

608-343-0515

Onalaska/West Salem – Christian Bird

608-343-0515

Wittenberg – Todd Zaddack

715-853-1746

Wisconsin Dells/Baraboo – John Emery

608-343-0714

Madison – Larry Alton

608-357-0026

Operations Director – Raven Rosin

608-343-0664

Please be clear and honest that all household members are free of illness when calling in for emergency work orders

HUD FUNDED CARES Program Applications

HHCDA has received a U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development grant to to provide assistance during Covid-19 Crisis. 

Elders that have received a utility grant from HHCDA this past year are eligible for this round of Elder Utility Assistance.

HHCDA has the following grant programs available.

Rental Assistance-$1,400

Mortgage Assistance-$2,100

Elder Utility Grants-$350

Please use the webpage fillable application or download the COVID-19 Assistance Application and return it to HHCDA the following ways:

                 US Mail, HHCDA, P.O. Box 730 Tomah, WI 54660

                 Fax, 608-374-1270 or 608-374-1251

                 Applications can be dropped off at 1112 E. Monowau St. Tomah WI 54660

                 HCN Mail courier drops on Tuesdays and Thursday

                 Email applications to HHCDAtenantservices@ho-chunk.com

               ICDBG Assistance Application 10-2020 (ICDBG HUD FUNDS) PDF Version

                If you are unable to print out the application and have access to a smart phone or                        computer, look below and fill out the application on line. 

 

 

ICDBG Information

HHCDA has recently received a U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development grant to to provide assistance during Covid-19 Crisis. 

Due to the high demand for assistance, if you have received a CARES Act rental assistance or mortgage assistance grant from HHCDA, this past year you are not eligible for a grant at this time. 

Elders that have received a utility grant from HHCDA this past year are eligible for this round of Elder Utility Assistance.

HHCDA has the following grant programs available.

Rental Assistance-$1,400

Mortgage Assistance-$2,100

Elder Utility Grants-$350

For information regarding COVID-19 please visit the Ho-Chunk Nation Department of Health below.

Your patience and understanding are very much appreciated. Be safe and stay healthy.

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   Emergency Rental Assistance -2021 

HHCDA has new funding available to assist renters with rental arrears, utility arrears, prospective rent. 

HHCDA offers eligible households assistance with current or late rent, energy or utility bills, and other housing costs dating back to the start of the pandemic. Applicants must be a rental resident who has experienced a significant income loss or costs due directly or indirectly to COVID-19, is at risk of experiencing homelessness or housing instability, and has a household income at or below 80% of the area median income.  

Click the link below to download a copy of the application. 

 

Fillable Applications

PURPOSE: This form will allow you to submit a Rental Assistance and Utility Application to HHCDA staff. Please fill out the form and submit. Please have digital copies of your supporting information prior to filling this application out. You can also use your cell phone camera to upload copies of your lease, tribal enrollment information, income information and utility bills. 

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PURPOSE: This form will allow you to submit a work order to let HHCDA Maintenance staff know a problem exists. Please fill out the form and submit, be as detailed as possible in the description box about the problem you are encountering. 

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PURPOSE: Please use this application for assistance with Rental Payments, Mortgage Payment and Elder Utility Assistance.

This assistance is funded by US Department of Housing and Urban Development with the goal of keeping families in their homes during the COVID Crisis. 20% of the funding for Mortgage Assistance and Rental Assistance can be used for families that are over the Median Area Income of the H0-Chunk Nation.

Elder Utility Assistance is limited to families at or below the 80% Area Median Income.

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