HUD: More Than $652 Million Awarded for Affordable Housing Activities in Native American Communities

Funds support development and operation of low-income housing Today, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced more than $652 million in Indian Housing Block Grant (IHBG) formula funding for eligible Native American Tribes and Tribally Designated Housing Entities (TDHEs) to carry out affordable housing activities in tribal communities. View a […]

CDFI Fund: Applications Open for COVID-19 Stimulus Funds Under CDFI Rapid Response Program

The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) opened the fiscal year (FY) 2021 funding round for the CDFI Rapid Response Program (CDFI RRP) today. The program will provide $1.25 billion, authorized by the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2021 (P.L. 116-260), […]

CDFI Fund: FY 2021 CDFI Program and NACA Program Application Round Opened

The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) opened the fiscal year (FY) 2021 funding round for the Community Development Financial Institutions Program (CDFI Program) and Native American CDFI Assistance Program (NACA Program) today. The awards from these programs will support Community Development Financial Institutions […]

HUD: First Week Swift Actions to Support Homeowners and Tackle Nation’s Housing Crisis

In the first week of the Biden Administration, the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) took swift action to address immediate housing needs during the COVID-19 pandemic while laying the groundwork to address the nation’s larger, systemic housing challenges and restore sound management to the department. “HUD and the […]

HUD: $10 Million in Capacity Building Grants for Rural America Announced

Grants help national non-profits build capacity to create affordable housing and stimulate community development in rural areas The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today awarded $10 million in capacity-building grants to five national non-profit organizations which will, in turn, fund rural housing development organizations, Community Development Corporations […]

EDA: $1.49 Million in CARES Act Recovery Assistance Invested to Expand Healthcare Delivery Capacity on Coquille Indian Tribe’s Kilkich Reservation

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $1.49 million CARES Act Recovery Assistance grant to the Coquille Indian Tribe, North Bend, Oregon, to purchase equipment and supplies needed to expand patient capacity and respond to the coronavirus pandemic through […]

CDFI Fund: Upcoming Webinar Scheduled on Preparing for the FY 2021 CDFI and NACA Program Application Round

It’s never too early to start getting ready for the next application round! The Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) is tentatively planning to open the fiscal year (FY) 2021 Community Development Financial Institutions Program (CDFI Program) and Native American CDFI Assistance Program (NACA Program) application round in early […]

Federal Reserve: Speech by Governor Brainard on Modernizing and Strengthening CRA Regulations

At the National Congress of American Indians 77th Annual Convention & Marketplace (via webcast) Good afternoon and thank you to President Fawn Sharp and Kevin Allis of the National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) for inviting me to join your discussion.1 As the oldest and largest American Indian and Alaska Native […]

EDA: $3 Million Invested to Help Enhance Critical Infrastructure and Disaster Response Services for the Thlopthlocco Tribal Town

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $3 million grant to the Thlopthlocco Tribal Town, Okemah, Oklahoma, to support economic development and diversification efforts within the tribal area, as well as providing necessary infrastructure for disaster response. The EDA […]

HUD: More Than $9 Million Awarded to Make Housing Safer for Tribal Communities

Funding to make low-income tribal homes safer and healthier The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today awarded more than $9 million in Healthy Homes Production grants to twelve tribes and tribal agencies to protect children and families from home health and safety hazards. “As a pediatric neurosurgeon […]