Before the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) can consider a NADL application from a Veteran living on Federal Trust Land, VA and the tribe or sovereign body governing the Federal Trust Land where the home is or will be located must enter into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU).
The MOU sets out the rights and responsibilities of both Government’s with respect to access to the land, default and foreclosure proceedings, and other legal rights and obligations.
Note: Your Tribe must be Federally-recognized. Tribes recognized by a State, but not by the Federal Government, are not eligible for this program.
Additionally, Natives of Hawaiian Homelands, American Samoa, Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas and Guam are eligible for the NADL benefit.
Federal Trust LandLand that is held in trust by the U.S. Government for Native Americans.
When reaching out to Veterans about the NADL benefit, feel free to share any of the factsheets below:
If you are a member of a Tribe without a MOU and are interested in using the NADL Program, please contact the NADL Team at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1-888-349-7541.
Below are the Tribes with a MOU with VA along with a link to the Tribal government website. For more information on how to obtain a NADL, please email us at email@example.com or call 1-888-349-7541.