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Imminent Threat Grants

November 14, 2018

Program Guidance 2018-04 summarizes the Indian Community Development Block Grant (ICDBG) Imminent Threat (IT) program including the funding criteria for application procedures and examples of applications that could be funded. This guidance supersedes Guidance 20 17- 01(R), Imminent Threat Grants.


Section 184 Financing for Tribes webinar November 8th

November 9, 2018

The Section 184 Indian Home Loan Product is the #1 federal loan guarantee program serving American Indian and Alaska Native families across the country! Did you know that Tribe’s can also use the Section 184 loan to construct, rehabilitate, or acquire single families homes both on and off reservation?  The definition of Single Family includes a single unit, duplex, triplex, or a 4 plex.  As a tribe you can then use your units as rentals or sell it to families in your community.  If you’d like to learn more about Section 184 financing, please join us for a webinar on November 8, 2018 at 1:00 PM EST.  Featuring Deanna Lucero, Section 184 Loan Guarantee Program Senior Loan Guarantee Specialist with the U.S. Department of Housing And Urban Development.

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Webinar recording coming soon!


Indian Community Development Block Grant (ICDBG) NOFA Training Sessions 

November 8, 2018

The ICDBG Program provides eligible grantees with direct grants for use in developing viable Indian and Alaska Native Communities, including decent housing, a suitable living environment, and economic opportunities, primarily for low and moderate income persons. Projects funding by the ICDBG program must principally benefit low-and-moderate-income persons. Up to $65M is available through this NOFA. Deadline date of January 7, 2019.

Notice of Funding Availability Click Here.  Apply at: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=309778. Please send any ICDBG NOFA related questions to: ONAP-ICDBG@hud.gov.

Regional NOFA Training Sessions.  Visit the Codetalk Calendar of Events webpage for details:


Dear Tribal Leader Letter regarding Section 184 Proposed Regulations – Tribal Comments on Draft Subparts B and C

November 5, 2018

Published today, this Dear Tribal Leader letter and attachments seek tribal input on the regulations for the Section 184 Indian Housing Loan Guarantee (Section 184) program.  Please see the below Subparts B & C of the draft proposed Section 184 regulations, for your review and comment. 

All comments may be submitted to: 184consultation@hud.gov.  Alternatively, Tribes may submit comments by postal mail to: Krisa Johnson, Director Office of Loan Grantee, HUD – Office of Native American Programs, 451 Seventh Street SW, Room 4108, Washington, D.C. 20410.  For more information visit: Consultation on Section 184 Regulations webpage. 

HUD also will be conducting a second in-person tribal consultation on the draft proposed rule during the National American Indian Housing Council (NAIHC) legal symposium held December 10-12, 2018, in Las Vegas, Nevada. 


Vacancy Announcement- ONAP Native Hawaiian Program Specialist in Honolulu, GS-13. Deadline to apply is November 12, 2018

October 31, 2018

As a Native Hawaiian Program Specialist, you will:

  • Initiate and prepare comprehensive policy documents; recommends statutory changes to the Native Hawaiian housing and loan guarantee programs; analyzes and comments on pending legislation, regulations, and guidelines prepared by other offices internal and external to PIH.

  • Formulate guidelines and provide technical advice, guidance, and interpretation of complex policies and procedures regarding the Native Hawaiian housing and loan guarantee programs to program participants, the financial community, and other entities. Coordinates with the other Federal agencies as appropriate.

  • Develop and implement an effective risk management program for the loan guarantee program. Assures that quality loans (i.e. loans that are processed and closed in accordance with HUD 184A program guidelines and requirements) are developed and program participants adopt and maintain prudent business practices.

External Candidates (open to the public) apply here: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/515235600

Internal Candidates apply here: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/515246300


Amended ONAP Program Guidance for Completing the Indian Housing Plan/Annual Performance Report published

October 21, 2018

Effective October 1, 2018, please refer to 2018-02a: Guidance for Completing the Indian Housing Plan/Annual Performance Report (form HUD-52737) (Amended 10/01/2018) and the Attachment: Step-by-step instructions (Amended 10/01/2018)


ONAP Best Practices Webinar Series featuring: Lummi Nation Housing Authority 

September 25, 2018

Lummi Sche'Land'En VillageOn September 18th, HUD Deputy Assistant Secretary, Heidi Frechette, interviewed Diana Phair, Executive Director of the Lummi Nation Housing Authority about their Sche’Lang’En (Our Way of Life) Village, a 45-unit gated Transformational Housing with Supportive Services. Housing is intended for individuals and families making transformational life changes and/or recovering from homelessness, domestic violence, substance use disorders, and looking to reunify with their children. Utilizing a $5,600,000 Title VI loan to complete the project, the detached homes are clustered in pods of four with a shared covered alcove to encourage families to get to know one another. The village features walking paths encourage exercise; community facility used for weekly meetings, playgrounds, and, a community garden provides fresh vegetables for families.

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