The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) invites your Tribe to engage in government-to-government consultation before and during the re-drafting of its environmental regulations that affect HUD’s Indian programs. Read the Dear Tribal Leader letter HERE.
A webinar and conference call will be held on June 11, 2018, at 2:00 p.m. EDT to solicit comments during this initial 30-day period.
- How to join: Join Skype Meeting
- Audio: 888.675.2535 Access Code: 4038003#
You may also send comments or ideas to streamline the HUD environmental review regulations to EnvironmentalPlanningDivision@hud.gov.
Fiscal Year 2018 Final IHBG Formula Allocations will be Available Late May
May 10, 2018
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Environmental Review Online System (HEROS) is scheduled to be rolled out to all Native American housing programs in the fall of 2018. This letter invites comments from Tribal Leaders and Indian Housing Officials regarding the system’s implementation. Click Here to read the letter.
Learn how the Tribal Housing and Urban Development-Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (HUD-VASH) program helps homeless Native American Veterans exit homelessness. Tribal HUD-VASH combines rental assistance from HUD with case management, clinical and supportive services provides by VA specifically for Native American Veterans who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. Video produced by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Click Here to watch.
Section 184 Updated Loan Limits Effective May 1, 2018
April 30, 2018
Updated mortgage loan limits for the Section 184 Indian Housing Loan Guarantee Program published.
April 19, 2018
This guidance provides recipients of Indian Housing Block Grant (IHBG) funds with information on how to complete the Indian Housing Plan (IHP)/Annual Performance Report (APR) (form HUD-52737). Also published is a step-by-step guidance for completing the IHP and APR sections of form HUD-52737. The guidance provides in-depth descriptions along with numerous examples to assist the recipient.
Beginning on May 1, 2018, Indian Housing Block Grant recipients are required to use EPIC for the submission of HUD-52737, the Indian Housing Plan / Annual Performance Report (IHP/APR), IHP Amendment, or IHP Waiver. Click Here for the EPIC User Manual for Recipients. Please contact your local Area ONAP office with questions.
Beginning on May 1, 2018, Indian Housing Block Grant recipients are required to use EPIC for the submission of HUD-52737, the Indian Housing Plan / Annual Performance Report (IHP/APR), IHP Amendment, or IHP Waiver. EPIC is an internet-based application that automates much of the process for completing and submitting IHPs/APRs, IHP Amendments, IHP Waivers, and Tribal Certifications. Secure Systems user IDs and passwords are required to log into EPIC. After May 1, 2018, the Excel version of the form will no longer be posted on HUDCLIPS, however, a fillable PDF version will be available through the Area ONAPs for recipients with unreliable Internet service. Click Here for the EPIC User Manual for Recipients. Please contact your local Area ONAP office with questions.
Section 184 Regulations Tribal Consultation
April 5, 2018
All updates can be found on Consultation on Section 184 Regulations webpage, including links to Department’s Tribal Consultation Policy, current Section 184 regulations, authorizing legislation, and updates on the consultation process. HUD welcomes all tribal comments on the Section 184 program. Email comments to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Dear Tribal Leader Letter updates on the consultation sessions (4/5/2018)
- National Information Call Webinar and Transcript
- Dear Tribal Leader Letter announcing National call and consultation session schedule (3/12/2018)
- Section 184 Read Ahead document (Revised 3/7/2018)
Questions? Contact the ONAP Web manager.