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Part 5, Chapter 13:  Manual Exhibit 5-13-A

Tribal Management of Federal Quarters


[Name of Tribal Health Programs -] Direct Operation.  The [Name of Tribal Health Program] shall be responsible for the operation, management, and maintenance of the facilities owned by the United States government and located at [City], [State], designated as quarters ("the quarters") in accordance with the current [Tribal Health Program Funding Agreement] Quarters policy approved by [Authorizing Indian Health Service Officer's Name].

  1. The [Name of Tribal Health Program] shall be responsible for assigning all [Indian Health Service and Quarters Occupants] and Federal Government employees to quarters under [Name of IHS Area/Service Unit quarter's location]'s jurisdiction.
  2. [Name of Tribal Health Program] shall be responsible for the day to day operations of the quarters under its jurisdiction, including but not limited to:  Routine maintenance and up keep of heating systems, appliances, utilities, furnishings, grounds, and the building structure.
  3. [Name of Tribal Health Program] may establish rental rates and collect rents for federally owned quarters in compliance with section 309 of the Indian Health Care Improvement Act, as amended at 25 U.S.C. ยง 1638a.
  4. The facilities designated as quarters under subsection (a) shall remain eligible to receive improvement and repair funds to the same extent that all federally-owned quarters used to house personnel in programs of the Indian Health Service are eligible to receive those funds.

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