Housing Programs

The Delaware Tribe Housing Program (DTHP) is currently offering several housing services. If you or someone you know is interested in one or more of these programs, please contact one of our housing offices for more information or to request an application. The Chelsea office can be contacted by phone at 918-789-2525, the Bartlesville office at 918-337-6590 or the Caney, KS office at 620-879-2189. We have units available in both Chelsea and Bartlesville for the Low Rent program and units available in Chelsea for the Homeownership Opportunity and Low Rent Elderly programs.

Low Rent Family

These are two, three and four bedroom units with central heat and air, range, 1 or 1-1/2 baths (depending on unit size), washer & dryer hook-ups, and most with a fenced back yard and a single or double car garage.

Rent is based on 25%, not to exceed 30%, of monthly-adjusted income. Ceiling rents range from $300 to $400 per month. A security deposit of $100 per bedroom is required. Yearly re-examination of income, family composition, and an annual inspection of units are requirements for this program.

Pets are permitted in the Low Rent Family program. The DTHP has a Pet Policy which limits the number and size of pets and requires an additional deposit which must be paid before move-in.

Utilities and yard maintenance are the responsibility of the resident. Residents must have a verifiable income and annual income cannot exceed 80% of the National Median Income Limits for placement.

Low Rent Elderly

This program includes one and two bedroom duplexes with central heat and air, range, refrigerator, carpet, single bath & mini-blinds.

Rent is based on 25% of monthly-adjusted income. Ceiling rent on these units is $200. There is a security deposit of $75 for this program. Yearly re-examination of income, family composition, and annual inspection of units are required for this program.

The DTHP permits pets in the Low Rent Elderly program in accordance with the DTHP Pet Policy. A pet deposit is required and must be paid before move-in.

This complex is designed for elderly or near elderly households. Utilities are the responsibility of the resident. Maintenance and yard care are provided by the DTHP. Residents must have a verifiable income and annual income cannot exceed 80% of the National Median Income Limits for placement.

Homeownership Opportunity Program

This program offers three & four bedroom units to be purchased from DTHP owned units based on availability. Program participants enter into a 30 year Lease Purchase contract with the DTHP. Participant family’s income must fall between 50% and 80% of the National Median Income Limits as published annually by HUD. Payments will not exceed 30% of the participant family’s adjusted monthly income. Homebuyers are responsible for the routine maintenance of their unit, yards and utilities.