The Office of Native American Programs (ONAP) administers programs designed to support affordable housing and community development activities for Native Americans, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians eligible to reside on Hawaiian Home Lands. The Native Hawaiian programs include the Native Hawaiian Housing Block Grant and the Section 184A Native Hawaiian Housing Loan Guarantee
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Section 184A Updates
OLG INFO 2022-16- Section 184A Program Open for Fiscal Year 2023
The FY 2022 close process is now complete. We are pleased to announce that on October 19, 2022, ONAP opened the Section 184A program for FY 2023 and is processing requests for case numbers, cohort numbers, and Loan Guarantee Certificates. Any requests received during the closeout period will be prioritized by the date of the request – with the oldest request being processed first.
American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 Native Hawaiian Housing Block Grant (NHHBG) Award
On March 11, 2021, President Biden signed the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARP), Public Law 117-2, which provides additional funding to prevent, prepare for, and respond to the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic. ARP includes $5 million in Native Hawaiian Housing Block Grant program funding to be administered by the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands.
The Native Hawaiian Housing Block Grant (NHHBG)
The Hawaii State Department of Hawaiian Home Lands (DHHL) is the recipient of NHHBG funds. The use of NHHBG funds is limited to eligible affordable housing activities for low-income Native Hawaiians eligible to reside on Hawaiian home lands. More on NHHBG
Section 184A Native Hawaiian Housing Loan Guarantee
The purpose of the Section 184A Native Hawaiian Housing Loan Guarantee is to provide access to sources of private financing on Hawaiian home lands. Section 184A permits HUD to guarantee 100% of the unpaid principal and interest due on an eligible loan. The program is designed to offer home ownership, property rehabilitation, and new construction opportunities for eligible Native Hawaiian individuals and families wanting to own a home on Hawaiian home lands. More on 184A