Construction Assistance Program

New Construction

With the annual Indian Affairs allocation for new construction, we are able to approve twelve loan approvals in the amount of $46,566.66. Applicant’s are approved based on the following criteria:

Criteria for Approval:

  • Applicant must hold Certificate of Possession (C.P.) for land
  • Applicant must be a member of the Mohawks of Akwesasne
  • Applicant must provide blueprints for house
  • Applicant must verify cost to build home
  • Inspector / E.H.O. must verify land adequate for house construction

When all these requirements are met their names go onto a waiting list and is selected by date of application. Verified reports indicating health and safety concerns can move applicant to top of list but still must meet the criteria.