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Tribal Housing Needs Far Outstrip Federal Allocations


The extra $50 million the Obama Administration wants to go towards tribal housing in fiscal 2017 looks to be just a drop in the bucket against rapidly increasing needs.

The Department of Housing and Urban Development, in a memo to Congress explaining the Indian Housing Block Grant (IHBG) budget allocation boost from $650 million to $700 million, painted a bleak picture of “overwhelming need for adequate, decent Indian housing.”



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