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The Sanitation Program and Indian Health Services (IHS) provides adequate facilities to help protect and improve the health of Native American people.

Individual Eligibility

A person is considered to be eligible for the Sanitation Program under the following conditions:

  • Must be a Sault Tribe Member.
  • Reside in the seven county service area.
  • There are no income guidelines for this program.
  • Service to individuals is limited to once in a lifetime.

Home Eligibility

A home is considered to be eligible under the following conditions:

  • Must be 24 hour year round family dwelling.
  • Home and property must be zoned residential.
  • Must meet IHS home condition requirements.
  • Plumbing and electrical services must meet code.
  • An Environmental Review clearance must be completed prior to service being approved.


For more information regarding this program,

please call the Homeownership Department.

906‑495‑1450 or 800‑794‑4072



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