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HUD No. 21-058
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April 12, 2021

HUD Awards More Than $90 Million for Affordable Housing in Tribal Communities

24 Tribes receive funds that will support the construction of approximately 350 new housing units.


WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development today announced over $90 million in grant awards to 24 Tribes and Tribally Designated Housing Entities (TDHEs) across the country to support new housing construction, housing rehabilitation, and critical infrastructure projects.

“This past year was a stark reminder of just how important access to safe, stable housing is—especially in Tribal communities disproportionately impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic,” said Secretary Marcia L. Fudge. “The funding HUD is awarding today will support much needed affordable housing investments in Indian Country.”

The funds were awarded through HUD’s Indian Housing Block Grant (IHBG) Competitive program to help construct new housing units for low-income families living in Tribal communities. It is projected that this funding will support the construction of approximately 350 new housing units, which will help spur economic opportunities in these communities. This year’s IHBG competition generated a lot of interest and was very oversubscribed with a total of 141 applicants submitted by Tribes and TDHEs. This is the second time HUD is making awards under this program; the first round of awards was made in December 2019.

The funding allocation is below.

FY 2020 COMPETITIVE INDIAN HOUSING BLOCK GRANT (IHBG) AWARDS

AK Hydaburg Cooperative Association $1,893,691
AK Tagiugmiullu Nunamiulla Housing Authority $4,292,814
AZ White Mountain Apache Housing Authority $5,000,000
CA Fort Independence Indian Community of Paiute Indians $2,000,000
CA Hoopa Valley Housing Authority $5,000,000
CA Karuk Tribe Housing Authority $2,035,648
CA La Posta Band of Mission Indians $1,467,835
CA Tule River Indian Housing Authority $4,900,652
ID Nez Perce Tribal Housing Authority $4,798,703
MI Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi $2,459,530
MT Fort Belknap Housing Authority $5,000,000
NM Nambe Pueblo Housing Entity $1,205,947
NM Pueblo of Acoma Housing Authority $5,000,000
NM Pueblo of Isleta $5,000,000
NM Pueblo of Jemez Housing Authority $5,000,000
NV Duck Valley Housing Authority $5,000,000
OK Comanche Nation $5,000,000
OK Quapaw Tribe $2,309,325
OK Wichita and Affiliated Tribes Housing Authority $3,170,000
OK Wyandotte Nation $1,341,647
SD Crow Creek Sioux Tribe and Crow Creek Housing Authority $4,137,590
SD Oglala Sioux Lakota Housing $5,000,000
WA Muckleshoot Housing Authority $5,000,000
WY Eastern Shoshone Housing Authority $5,000,000
  TOTAL $91,013,382

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