The Chickasaw Nation's Chuka Chukmasi loan program helps citizens get into the home of their dreams. Meaning "beautiful home" in Chickasaw, Chuka Chukmasi provides loans to buy or build a new house, remodel or refinance a current one. The overall goal of Chuka Chukmasi is to create more Chickasaw homeowners. Since the program's inception in 2000, it has generated over $100 million in loan volume. Services include home loans, home improvement loans, construction loans, and subordinated second mortgages. The grant program, which is a one-time benefit, assists with down payment and closing costs when purchasing or doing a rate-term finance.