Repairing Tribal member homes which require health and safety measures for major housing systems is an excellent use of Indian Housing Block Grant (IHBG) funding that will benefit Tribal members living in their own privately owned dwellings. This type of program is an Eligible Affordable activity under NAHASDA Part 202: “moderate or substantial rehabilitation of affordable housing. This webinar will cover a simple start up program for undertaking replacement or repairs to major housing systems such as HVAC, plumbing, electrical and structural. Determining limits for individual grant funding and what portion of your Indian Housing Block Grant to commit to these activities will be addressed.
Participants will learn how to create a Home Repair Grant Program using IHBG funds for off reservation families who need assistance correcting health and safety failures in their primary residence. How to create your program and assure compliance with regulations including Useful Life Agreements/Binding Commitments and other related requirements, and the need for in house skilled construction staff to oversee the projects, and assuring the focus for services are for the most critical problem areas to assist Tribal members.
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- Offered: Online
- Start: January 18, 2017 - 2:00 pm
- End: January 18, 2017 - 3:00 pm