The initial Lot Selection Event took place Wednesday, August 24, 2022. Sixteen eligible applicants had the opportunity to select their lot, and are in the process of finalizing their 99-year leases. The remaining lots within the neighborhood are also now available for lease on a first-come, first-served basis. Please contact CTUIR Department of Economic & Community Development at NixyaawiiNeighborhood@ctuir.org to learn more.
Nixyáawii Community Financial Services is offering a new loan program to assist CTUIR Tribal members wanting to obtain a 99-year lease at the Nixyáawii Neighborhood, the Land Lease Loan. The Land Lease Loan will provide 90% of the Consideration fee for the lease and available even if you currently have a loan with NCFS.
Loan application available on August 8th at www.nixyaawii-cdfi.org under Loan Services.
For more information, contact Pamela Ranslam at email@example.com
The Nixyáawii Neighborhood Marketing Team is excited to accept $1,000 deposits from interested applicants starting August 1. Applicants who have completed an Eligibility Verification Form and submit their deposit will be invited to participate in the Lot Selection Event to begin selecting their lot. If you are interested, please reach out to Leona Enright in DECD (NixyaawiiNeighborhood@ctuir.org) to get started or set up a time to submit your deposit.
The Nixyáawii Neighborhood Marketing Team is holding a series of info sessions on July 13, July 27, and August 17, 2022. All three sessions will be hybrid sessions, held in person in the Cayuse/Umatilla conference room at the Nixyáawii Governance Center located at 46411 Timíne Way, Pendleton, OR. Click here to register for any of the info sessions!
Rotschy Construction broke ground on the infrastructure construction for the new neighborhood. The infrastructure will include the installation of utilities and the construction of streets, sidewalks, and a neighborhood park. Due to delays with an abnormally wet spring, construction is anticipated to wrap up mid-October 2022.
The Nixyáawii Neighborhood Marketing Team held a second Nixyáawii Neighborhood Open House. Two sessions were held Tuesday, November 2, 2021. A virtual session is planned for 2:00 p.m. A second session is planned for 6:00 p.m. that evening, and will be held in the Umatilla/Cayuse conference room at the Nixyáawii Governance Center located at 46411 Timíne Way, Pendleton, OR. Click here to register!
The CTUIR Board of Trustees approved the 99-year residential Lease Agreement for the Nixyáawii Neighborhood with Resolution 21-097. Contact us to see a copy of the Lease Agreement.
The CTUIR Board of Trustees approved pricing and fees for the 99-year lease-lots at the Nixyáawii Neighborhood with Resolution 21-083. Leases pricing will begin at $2.50 per square foot of lot size, and Annual Subdivision Fees will be set at $0.23 per square foot of lot size.
The Nixyáawii Neighborhood Marketing Team held a second Nixyáawii Neighborhood Open House. Two sessions were held Wednesday, September 8, 2021. The virtual session at 2:00 p.m. had 5 people in attendance and the in-person saw more than 20 people turn out to learn about the Nixyáawii Neighborhood.
The CTUIR Tribal Planning Office received permit applications for review to start construction on the infrastructure for the Nixyáawii Neighborhood, including utility lines, roads, and sidewalks. Initial construction was delayed due to contractor shortages and high material costs during the 2021 construction season. Construction for the infrastructure is scheduled to start in early Spring 2022.
Congratulations to Nixyáawii Community Financial Sservices on receiving a grant from the Spirit Mountain Community Fund to create a new loan program that will provide financing to help more people with the up-front cost of purchasing a lease-lot in the Nixyáawii Neighborhood. Learn more about this opportunity by contacting Nixyáawii Community Financial Solutions.
The CTUIR Board of Trustees and the Land Protection Planning Commission (LPPC) approved the Nixyáawii Subdivision plat to create the lots and layout for the new Nixyáawii Subdivision. The final plat will be signed by CTUIR officials and sent to the BIA for review and recording. The Board also approved a zone change designating 56 lots of the new subdivision for Neighborhood Residential zoning and eleven lots for Neighborhood Services.
See our article in the March 2021 edition of the Confederated Umatilla Journal featuring the new Nixyáawii Subdivision.