Chippewa Housing Authority
The Chippewa Housing Authority (CHA) is a public body organized by the Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians(Tribe) under a tribal ordinance adopted April 1963. On May 12, 1997 the Tribe designated the CHA as its housing entity (TDHE) eligible to receive block grants for low-income housing and for implementation of the Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Act of 1996 (NAHASDA).The mission of the CHA is to develop, operate and maintain affordable housing programs and activities an the Lac du Flambeau Indian Reservation. The purpose of these activities is to provide Tribal membership with a decent, safe, sanitary housing and supportive services that promote self-sufficiency, economic and community development on the Reservation. The Chippewa Housing Authority's first 20 low rent properties were available to the community in 1966. Today, CHA housing stock includes 196 low rent units, 50 Mutual Help homes, 71 Tax Credit units and 43 USSDA-RD units.
The Lac du Flambeau Tribal Gaming Commission has powers and duties specified in Section 43.803 of the Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians Gaming Control Ordinance.
Its purpose is to regulate the conduct of Class II and Class III casino-style gaming operations on the Lac du Flambeau Chippewa Reservation and on any offsite gaming facilities owned and operated by the Tribe pursuant to the Tribal Gaming Ordinance, the Tribal Constitution and By-Laws, Tribal/State compact, the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act and the rules and regulations promulgated there-under.
Provides for the cleaning and light maintenance of tribal buildings and provides grounds keeping for tribal building properties.
Tribal UW Extension Program
The Lac du Flambeau Tribal UW-Extension Program extends the knowledge and resources of the University of Wisconsin to people living on the reservation, and offers assistance with life-long, continuous education.
Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Program
The WIA Program, which was formerly known as the Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA) Program, provides on-the-job training referrals for adults, and a summer youth employment program for eligible, unemployed Native Americans who meet the Federal poverty level income guidelines. The program also administers a tribal youth worker program, which does not have income guidelines.