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HUD’S SOUTHWEST OFFICE OF NATIVE AMERICAN PROGRAMS WEEKLY INFORMATION BULLETIN AUGUST 21, 2017

by nlc-admin | August 24, 2017

HUD’s Southwest Office of Native American Programs is pleased to share the attached Information Bulletin highlighting Training Opportunities, Funding Announcements, and Tribal News throughout our southwest region. For additional program information, HUD’s PIH Notices to Tribes and TDHEs are electronically posted to the internet at http://www.hud.gov/offices/pih/ih/regs/notices.cfm.  Additionally, find government forms and applications on USA.gov’s Government […]

 Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals (ITEP) seeks tribal Co-Hosts for 2018 National Tribal Forum on Air Quality!

by nlc-admin | August 23, 2017

The Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals (ITEP) and the National Tribal Air Association (NTAA) are looking for tribes and/or inter-tribal organizations interested in co-hosting the 2018 National Tribal Forum on Air Quality (NTF). The NTF is a premier national conference focused on improving air quality and addressing the impacts of climate change that draws approximately […]

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 […]