Since 1973, the Tlingit-Haida Regional Housing Authority has been providing affordable housing opportunities to the people of southeast Alaska. It offers a variety of services, such as temporary emergency housing, senior independent living, down-payment assistance, home repair, and project and home construction. The authority also provides homeownership and rent-to-own opportunities. It owns and operates Fireweed Place, which is a 67-unit apartment building for senior citizens who can live independently. The authority administers the Rural Owner Occupied Loan Program, which provides financing to construct, purchase or renovate owner-occupied single-family residences and duplexes. It has several departments, including administration, fiscal, housing management, mortgage loans, tribal services, and development, construction and maintenance. The Tlingit-Haida Regional Housing Authority is headquartered in Juneau, Ala.