(641) 484-4678 Toll Free: 1-800-944-9503 Fax: (641) 484-5424


Housing Department


The Meskwaki Housing Program was established to provide safe, modern, quality homes for individuals and families in a fair, cost-effective manner. We embrace the ideal that a home is the ultimate expression of our client’s self-esteem and in order to facilitate that, our product and our people must be the best possible.  As a result of this responsibility, this program remains committed to seeking out new and innovative technologies and techniques that will ultimately benefit our clients and staff and the Tribe as a whole.


  • Accepts and processes applications for- Single family homes
  • Builds new homes for qualified Tribal members
  • Provides maintenance services to assignees
  • Rehabilitate and re-assign existing homes for qualified applicants
  • Provides education to assignees regarding maintenance of homes
  • Pest Management / Control services and education
  • GIS (See the GIS webpage for more HERE!)

Contractor Information:

At various times, the Housing Department may seek request for proposal for certain services.

Please see Contractor Performance Contract HERE for more information.

Request for proposals are frequently uploaded and available to any vendor interested in providing certain commodities/services.

Visit our RFP page HERE to see current opportunities.

Resources for Assignees:

Policies & Procedures Manual

Title 16: Property Code

Meskwaki Housing Staff
Program Director Kent Scheid
Office Manager Amy Cox
Office Assistant Alana Kapayou
Construction Supervisor Luke Kapayou
Construction Manager Wesley Hoskey
Inventory Specialist Mike Stacey
Assistant Construction Manager Arlan Whitebreast
Realty Officer Janice Eagle Hawk
 GIS System Analyst Joshua Sales
Carpenter Supervisor Brad Cox
Physical Address: Mailing Address: Phone: 641.484.4972
100 East Village Road
Tama, IA 52339
100 East Village Road
Tama, IA 52339
Fax: 641.484.6413
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