Tribes awarded $715M in HUD grants
Last updated 3/23/2016 at 6:32pm
WASHINGTON, DC-Tribes across the United States, including the newest members of the federally recognized family, have been awarded more than $715 million in housing funds.
The largest chunk of $660.2 million came from the Indian Housing Block Grant (IHBG) Program at the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Recipients included the Pamunkey Tribe of Virginia, whose federal status only became final late last month (see article, page 3). The tribe's grant of $50,282 was among the smallest of the 587 that were announced on February 16. But it marks a significant step in addres...