|HUD No. 21-033
HUD Public Affairs
February 26, 2021
HUD AWARDS MORE THAN $652 MILLION FOR AFFORDABLE HOUSING ACTIVITIES IN NATIVE AMERICAN COMMUNITIES
Funds support development and operation of low-income housing
WASHINGTON - Today, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced more than $652 million in Indian Housing Block Grant (IHBG) formula funding for eligible Native American Tribes and Tribally Designated Housing Entities (TDHEs) to carry out affordable housing activities in tribal communities. View a complete list of nearly 600 Tribes and villages that received funding.
āThe Indian Housing Block Grant program supports the commitment of Tribes across the country to their communities through funding affordable housing and housing activities,ā said HUD Acting Secretary Matthew E. Ammon. āThe U.S. government has a responsibility to carry out trust obligations to Indian tribes, and with this funding, HUD is acting to meet these obligations.ā
The IHBG Program is a formula grant that provides a range of affordable housing activities on reservations and related areas. Eligible activities include housing development, operation and modernization of existing housing, housing services to eligible families and individuals, crime prevention and safety, and model activities that provide creative approaches to solving affordable housing problems.
The final allocation summaries are posted on the ONAP Codetalk website.