The National Low Income Housing Coalition strongly urges Congress to increase funding to build and preserve affordable homes in Native communities with the greatest needs.

Native Americans in tribal areas have some of the worst housing needs in the United States. They face high poverty rates and low incomes, overcrowding, lack of plumbing and heat, and unique development issues. Despite the growing need for safe, decent homes, federal investments in affordable housing on tribal lands have been chronically underfunded for decades, particularly in more rural and remote areas. Recent changes to federal Native housing programs have led to an even greater reduction in resources for communities most in need.

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HUD Will Offer Training Webinars on Indian Housing Block Grant Competitive Grants

HUD’s Office of Native American Programs (ONAP) will host a virtual two-day training webinar on the Indian Housing Block Grant (IHBG) Competitive Program Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) on February 21 and 22 from 1 to 5 pm ET each day. The two-day training will be followed by a one-day follow-…

Rep. Waters Introduces Bill to Reauthorize NAHASDA in House

Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA) introduced the “Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Reauthorization Act of 2024” (H.R.6949) in the U.S. House of Representatives on January 10. The bill would reauthorize the “Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Act of…

NLIHC, NAIHC, and UNAHA Release NAHASDA Fact Sheet

NLIHC, the National American Indian Housing Council (NAIHC), and the United Native American Housing Association (UNAHA) – NLIHC’s first Tribal partner – have published a fact sheet on the “Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Act” (NAHASDA) Reauthorization, which has been…