Transitional Housing Program


The Transitional Housing Program is intended to provide a social benefit through assistance designed to address homelessness resulting from an emergency situation by providing decent, safe and sanitary housing on a temporary basis within the Comanche Nation Service Area.  All program benefits are subject to funding limitations.


Program Application

Download a Transitional Housing application in Adobe PDF format.  Applications can also be obtained from the CNHA office.


Eligibility Criteria

Preference.  Preference will be given to enrolled Comanche Nation members with proof of Tribal membership card and/or Certificate of Degree of Indian Blood (CDIB).

Emergency Need.  Applicant must be without housing due to one of the following defined emergencies:

  • Currently living in a shelter.
  • Displaced due to domestic violence by a spouse.
  • Displaced due to fire or natural disaster (i.e., flood, earthquake, tornado).
  • Involuntarily displaced due to loss of home through no action of their own because of condemnation or demolition of property. 


Prior Termination.  Applicant must not have had a Termination of Lease Agreement from any CNHA program in the
last five years.

Criminal History.  Applicants may not have a documented history of drug or criminal behavior or other acts that would adversely affect the health, safety and welfare of other residents as determined at the sole discretion of the Housing Authority.  Such acts include, but are not limited to, felony convictions within the last ten years prior to the date of application.

Household Members.  Applicant must provide identification documents for all household members. Acceptable identification may be in the form of CDIB, federal, state or Tribal identification document, social security card or birth certificate.

Debts to the CNHA.  Applicants who owe a debt to the CNHA will not be accepted or approved until the amount owed is paid in full.


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