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Southwest Office of Native American Programs (SWONAP) –   SWONAP ensures that safe, decent and affordable housing is available to Native American families, creates economic opportunities for Tribes and Indian housing residents, assists Tribes in the formulation of plans and strategies for community development, and assures fiscal integrity in the operation of the programs. Join Our Mailing List.

HUD’s Southwest Office of Native American Programs Weekly Information Bulletin

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April is Fair Housing Month, a time when we recommit ourselves to the ideals of the Fair Housing Act and the ongoing challenges of ending housing discrimination.

On behalf of HUD’s Deputy Assistant Secretary Heidi J. Frechette      I am very pleased to announce that Cheryl Dixon Zuni, who is the Deputy Administrator of Southwest ONAP, will be serving as the Acting Administrator of SWONAP until the position is permanently filled. Prior to coming to work for HUD, Cheryl worked for the Pueblo of Isleta Tribal government for five years, providing oversight and administration of various projects including housing, village-wide infrastructure replacement and the development of community and educational facilities. She is an alumnus of the University of New Mexico where she earned two Bachelor’s degrees and a Master’s Degree in Public Administration. Cheryl is an enrolled member of the Pueblo of Isleta where she continues to reside with her family.  Please join me in welcoming Cheryl to her new role.

Greetings from Cheryl Dixon-Zuni, Acting Administrator, HUD’s Southwest Office of Native American Programs,

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  

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