Rental Units

The Housing Department offers many types of housing options in Dowagiac, Hartford, Watevliet, Paw Paw, and South Bend areas for Tribal citizens and their families.

Elders Units

Eligibility Requirements:

1. Must be an enrolled Pokagon Band Elder (55 years old or older).
2. An applicant for a Low-Income Housing unit shall be within the Low Income Guidelines.
3. An applicant for a Housing Unit other than a Low-Income Unit shall have adjusted income of at least three times the monthly rent.
4. Applicant or household member is not in debt to the Pokagon Band.
5. Must not have a criminal history.

Townhomes/Apartments

Eligibility Requirements:

1. Must be an enrolled Pokagon Band citizen 18 years old or older or a Pokagon Band citizen who is an emancipated minor.
2. An applicant for a Low-Income housing unit shall be with the Low Income Guidelines.
3. An applicant for a Housing unit other than a Low-Income unit shall have adjusted income of at least three times the monthly rent.
4. Applicant or household member is not in debt to the Pokagon Band.
5. Must be able to pass a criminal background check.

To apply, please download and complete the Rental Unit application below and return to the Housing and Community Development Department.

 

You can watch the short film below to learn more about our Dowagiac community called Pokégnek Édawat.

You can watch the short film below to learn more about our Dowagiac community called Pokégnek Édawat. Pokégnek Édawat from Pokagon Band on Vimeo.

No names are attached to the below waiting lists. Due to a change in our software system, you will now have a new specialized ID number. Please contact Megan Rick @ 269-462-4251 or email; megan.rick@pokagonband-nsn.gov or Lynne Foerster @ 269-783-3167 or email; lynne.foerster@pokagonband-nsn.gov. with any questions.