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Community & Economic
Development Committee Meeting
January 18, 2018
- Call to Order
- Roll call of members present
- Reading and approval of Minutes
- New Business
- Bylaw Review
- FY2017 Annual CEDS Report Review
- Business Evaluation Matrix Review
- Community Input
The following two items were located in the river along with (2) purses that were stolen from two tribal
employees. If anyone recognizes who these items may belong to, PLEASE contact the
Public Safety Department at 817-7358
Available Housing Assistance Programs for Tribal Members
The following programs are available to assist tribal members with help in buying a home, acquiring emergency rental assistance, and fixing emergencies that threaten health and safety in privately owned homes. To apply for these programs a short application is required along with documentation of income. For information on these programs and to apply for rental housing please call 817-7370.
Closing Cost Assistance Program
This program is designed to assist low-income Penobscot Nation Tribal members in the acquisition of financing for safe and affordable housing. Anyone interested in applying can pick up an application at the Housing Department or you may call 817-7370 and an application will be sent to you.
Emergency Rental Assistance
Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA) is a program offered by the Housing Department. This program is a last resort, which will provide assistance to help low income Penobscot Tribal Members avoid eviction or find housing in an emergency situation. The maximum one-time only amount is $800.00 which can be utilized for a security deposit or rent.
Emergency Home Improvement Program
The Tribal Emergency Hip program is available through the Housing Department. This program was designed to help low income home owners with emergencies that: 1) are of recent origin, 2) threaten health and safety and, 3) can’t be paid for without assistance. Applicants must be low income to qualify.