The Housing Improvement Program (HIP) provides renovation of substandard housing and construction of new housing for eligible applicants with the greatest need, using the guidelines provided by the Bureau of Indian Affairs and their selection criteria.
Planning & Development
Planning & Development assists tribal governments in planning and developing expanded projects and programs, and provides technical assistance to villages in search of funding, program development and planning. Additionally, this program works with other agencies to research regional program requirements, develop operational strategies to identify development needs, and to coordinate efforts to address those needs.
The Realty program provides information, counseling, and other assistance to Alaska Natives concerning pending Native Allotment claims, forest management, general land management, and property rights.
Probates & Estate Services
The Probates & Estate Services was created for tribal members to understand the importance of preparing a Last Will and Testament and understand the probate process and inheritance.
The Subsistence program preserves the subsistence rights of Native Alaskans in the Northwest Arctic Borough. The program works closely with local hunters, who provide fresh samples of fish and game for contamination testing. The office provides copies of current hunting and fishing laws and regulations, upon request.
Tribal Environmental Protection
Started in 1997 with funding from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), this program provides technical assistance to tribal governments to identify, assess, and monitor environmental issues. Tribal Environmental Protection also works extensively to educate and promote ownership, responsibility, and prevention to community members, and have developed regional training sessions in the villages. For more information click here.
Tribal Operations enables
Maniilaq Association to reallocate funds, and redesign, plan, conduct,
consolidate, and administer programs to enhance the effectiveness and
stability of tribal governments.
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