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HUD Secretary Wants Consultation with Tribes on Indian Housing

by nlc-admin | August 23, 2017

The new Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development is placing a priority on consultation with tribes on the Indian housing programs he administers. Dr. Ben Carson says tribal sovereignty is “one of the reasons to make sure there is no ‘top down’ policy” at HUD. “We want things to be done in consultation.” Carson, who is […]

HUD ONAP Environmental Review Training

by nlc-admin | August 18, 2017

HUD ONAP Environmental Review Training This 3-day training provides Indian tribes (“tribes” also includes Native Alaskan villages) and other recipients of HUD’s Office of Native American Program funding — Tribally Designated Housing Entities (TDHEs) — with specific instructions and guidelines for carrying out their responsibilities under the environmental review process according to 24 CFR Part […]

ONAP Program Guidance 2016-01 regarding use of IHBG, Title VI, and ICDBG to fund Broadband Activities

by nlc-admin | August 17, 2017

ONAP Program Guidance 2016-01 regarding use of IHBG, Title VI, and ICDBG to fund Broadband Activities This guidance provides tribes and tribally designated housing entities with information on several nationwide initiatives to expand broadband connectivity in low-income communities. It also explains how the Indian Housing Block Grant (IHBG), Title VI Loan Guarantee, and Indian Community […]

HUD’s Southwest Office of Native American Programs

by nlc-admin | August 17, 2017

HUD’s Southwest Office of Native American Programs is pleased to share this information: The Native American Housing Study Briefing which originally aired on Monday, January, 23, 2017 is now archived for you to view.  You may view the briefing on YouTube. Click Here to view the video.

Centers for Disease Control Recommends Approaches for Community Activity 

by nlc-admin | August 17, 2017

Centers for Disease Control Recommends Approaches for Community Activity  The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Centers for Disease Control has developed the website https://www.thecommunityguide.org.  This website offers tools, publications, and resources on many topics.  One set of resources focuses on Combined Built Environment Features Help Communities Get Active recommends using street connectivity, sidewalk […]