HUD recently announced $7.35 million in available funding to offer technical assistance, advice and training to Tribes and Tribally Designated Housing Entities (TDHE) so they, in turn, can improve living conditions for Native Americans, Alaskan Natives and Native Hawaiians. This is the first time these grants are being offered on a competitive basis. “This is [...]
With Hawaii trailing only Manhattan and Brooklyn as the most expensive housing market in the country, we know that living in this most beautiful of states can often be a financial challenge for many families. For Native Hawaiian families, part of the solution is an opportunity to live on Hawaiian home lands where homes often [...]
The National Coalition for Homeless Veterans honors President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama for their leadership to end veteran homelessness. The Associated Press reports that the number of Americans who signed contracts to buy U.S. homes rose in March. American Indian communities look to tap renewable energy potential with federal seed money. Craigslist changes [...]
Today HUD announced more than $404 million in Indian Housing Block Grant (IHBG) allocations for nearly 300 tribes in 27 states. Though the funding is national in scope, it is impactful news at the local level for Native American tribes as varied as the Cherokee Nation in Oklahoma, to the Chilkoot Indian Village in Alaska. [...]
Secretary Donovan attends the White House’s Tribal Nations Conference. Miami launches outreach to low-income residents. Housing grants restored in Georgia. Commuter oriented rail-line gets a boost in Boston. And President Obama’s push on energy efficiency.