HUD & VA Award Close to $6 Million to Provide Permanent Home for American Indian Homeless Veterans

The Tribal HUD-VASH Program will provide rental assistance and supportive services to Native American Veterans who are homeless or at risk of homelessness living on or near a reservation or other Indian areas.  HUD is making available $5.9 million in grant funding to Indian Tribes and TDHEs to fund rental assistance and associated administrative fees.  Indian Tribes and TDHEs participating in this program will partner with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to provide healthcare assistance to eligible Native American Veterans.

The Tribal HUD-VASH awards announced Friday are:


State Tribe City Amount # of Veterans to be Housed
Alaska Cook Inlet Housing Authority Anchorage $313,058 20
Tlingit-Haida Regional Housing Authority Juneau $324,749 20
The Association of Village Council Presidents Regional Housing Authority Bethel $391,740 20
Arizona Navajo Housing Authority Window Rock $268,835 20
Hopi Housing Authority Polacca $210,432 15
San Carlos Apache Tribe of the San Carlos Reservation, Arizona San Carlos $233,100 15
Tohono O’odham Nation of Arizona Sells $302,936 20
Minnesota Leech Lake Housing Authority Cass Lake $159,022 20
White Earth Reservation Housing Authority White Earth $142,980 20
Montana Blackfeet Tribe of the Blackfeet Indian Reservation of Montana Browning $229,171 20
New Mexico Zuni Tribe of the Zuni Reservation, New Mexico Zuni $123,288 10
North Carolina Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina Pembroke $185,604 20
North Dakota Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians Belcourt $173,942 20
Standing Rock Housing Authority Fort Yates $234,178 20
Oklahoma Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma Tahlequah $194,405 20
Cheyenne-Arapaho Tribes Concho $272,016 20
Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma Hugo $246,992 20
Osage Nation of Oklahoma Pawhuska $265,438 20
Muscogee(Creek) Nation, Oklahoma Okmulgee $216,566 20
Oregon Warm Springs Housing Authority Warm Springs $240,237 20
South Dakota Ogala Sioux Tribe of the Pine Ridge Reservation, South Dakota Pine Ridge $190,898 20
Sicangu Wicoti Awayankapi (Rosebud) Rosebud $183,011 20
Washington Yakama Nation Housing Authority Wapato $145,283 20
Spokane Indian Housing Authority Spokane $245,809 20
Colville Indian Housing Authority Nespelem $179,892 20
Wisconsin Oneida Tribe of Indians of Wisconsin Oneida $204,934 20
TOTAL: $5,878,516 500





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