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Housing Improvement Program Benefits

Program Description

The purpose of the program is to eliminate substantially substandard Indian owned and inhabited housing for very low income eligible Indians living in approved tribal service areas. The Housing Improvement Program (HIP), is a home repair, renovation, replacement and new housing grant program administered by the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) and federally-recognized Indian tribes

General Program Requirements

To be eligible for HIP assistance, you must be a member of a federally recognized American Indian tribe or be an Alaska Native; live in an approved tribal service area; have an income that does not exceed 125% of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Poverty Guidelines

Your Next Steps

The following information will lead you to the next steps to apply for this program.

Application Process

For more information, see the Program Contact Information below.

Program Contact Information

For more information, write to us at:
Bureau of Indian Affairs
Housing Improvement Program
MS-4513-MIB
1849 C Street, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20240

Please call us at:
202-513-7642

Or visit the Housing Improvement Program page.