Housing Department


The Narragansett Indian Housing Program is dedicated to providing affordable housing for Tribal members on or around the Reservation through its programs.

HUD/Indian Housing Block Grants for Tribal Homeowners
This program funds home improvement projects (up to $25,000) in Washington County. Tribal homeowners who need home repairs or renovations should contact the Tribal Housing Office to apply for Tribal Homeowners Improvement Assistance.

BIA/Home Improvement Program Grants
These home improvement grants are offered to Tribal members with extremely low incomes, who own and live in substandard homes in Washington County and who need funds for home improvement.

HUD/Indian Housing Block Grants
These grants provide home buyer down payment assistance, rental assistance, utility assistance and homelessness prevention assistance. Those members seeking assistance should contact the Tribal Housing Office.

Sanitary Facility Construction Grants
These grants for homeowners provide assistance for wells and “emergency repair” ISDS installation in Washington County. These are available on a first come, first served basis for Tribal members who apply.