CNHA Home Improvement Program (HIP)


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The CNHA Home Improvement Program (HIP) is a program to provide emergency home repair assistance to eligible Comanche Nation members.

The Home Improvement Program assistance will be provided, subject to availability of funds, in the following categories:

A. Category "A": For emergency repair assistance all service must enhance habitability of housing, such as by remedying water, sewage, sanitation service, gas leaks, major electrical, or heating or cooling issues. Only the following services will be provided:

(1) Plumbing issues involving water line breaks, hot water heater leaks/ruptures, gas leaks and sewer backups.
(2) Heating or cooling system problems resulting in loss of heat or air conditioning to the home and outside temperature is below 60 or above 85 degrees
(3) Electrical problems involving outlet, fixture and panel box sparking or shock hazards as well as service line problems involving loss of service to the home.

B. Category "B": For other critical housing repairs and rehabilitation that enhance habitability and assist in meeting life and safety building code compliance standards of housing. Benefits under this category shall include, but not be limited to, home safety issues; hot water heater repair or replacement; sub-floor repair; leaking roofs; broken exterior doors and window glass replacement. Sub floor repairs do not include the replacement of floor coverings.

C. Category "C": The purpose of this category is to conduct renovations to existing homes to meet
further handicap accessibility and life safety improvement requirements that will advance the
safety and quality of life within the home. The following services may be provided:
(1) Handicap accessibility services limited to the following: Handicap accessible bathrooms to
include wider bathroom doorways, easy access showers, handicap railing at toilet and shower,
handicap toilets, easy use plumbing fixtures, and door knobs.
(2) Handicap ramps.


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