Subscribe to our Daily Digest e-mail

Housing

Atlantic City Gaming

article MGM Resorts partnering to build luxury Atlantic City housing on land long targeted for a casino (5/15/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- It is a tract of land long targeted for another casino in Atlantic City’s Marina District, back past the Golden Nugget along the bay, looking...
article Bart Blatstein eyes Atlantic City's former Showboat casino for apartments (10/26/2018)
(Atlantic City) -- Tower Investments CEO Bart Blatstein will look to further revive Atlantic City's former Showboat casino by converting one of its buildings into a...
article Are you an avid gambler who loves the ocean? Well, then we have the condo for you (10/24/2018)
(Atlantic City) -- An Atlantic City hotel could become a full-time home for hundreds of people, in a move that would create apartments out of the existing rooms....
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Navajo Nation

article Navajo Nation Housing Summit Strives to Build Stronger Navajo Communities (5/14/2019)
(Arizona) -- Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez and Vice President Myron Lizer welcomed nearly 100 attendees on the opening day of the 2019 Navajo Nation Housing...
article Navajo Nation Council Delegates Tour House Manufacturing Facility (4/2/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- A delegation of Navajo Nation Council Delegates toured the GigaCrete house manufacturing facility on March 26 while attending the 2019 Reservation...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Eastern Band of Cherokee

article EBCI Housing Division expanding services to surrounding counties (5/6/2019)
(North Carolina) -- The Down Payment Assistance Program and Rate Buy-Down Program will now be available to enrolled members of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI...
article Working group formed to evaluate housing merger (1/28/2019)
(North Carolina) -- The leadership within the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI) has been evaluating the potential benefits of merging the Qualla Housing Authority...
article Housing Division takes steps toward addressing home needs (1/25/2019)
(North Carolina) -- The Tribal Housing Division of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians conducted a meeting on Thursday, Jan. 17 in the Hickory Room at Harrah’s...
article Qualla Housing ordinance tabled (1/23/2019)
(North Carolina) -- An ordinance that would have codified a laboriously passed December resolution abolishing the Qualla Housing Authority was tabled during the Cherokee...
article Resolution passed to dissolve Qualla Housing (12/19/2018)
(North Carolina) -- The Cherokee Tribal Council took the first step toward dissolving the Qualla Housing Authority with a resolution passed Thursday, Dec. 6. The...
article Council merges Qualla Housing and Tribal Housing (12/14/2018)
(North Carolina) -- Citing a need to better serve tribal members’ housing needs, Tribal Council passed an ordinance to combine the services of Qualla Housing...
article Cherokee considers abolishing Qualla Housing (10/31/2018)
(North Carolina) -- The Cherokee Tribal Council is considering disbanding the Qualla Housing Authority, an organization that was formed in 1993 to create and maintain...
7 Total Articles on this Issue

National Congress of American Indians

article NCAI’s former director continues career by leading Indian housing program (5/6/2019)
(Alaska) -- Jacqueline Pata, Tlingit, is leaving the National Congress of American Indians and starts her new role as the president and chief executive officer of the...
1 Article on this Issue

Oneida Nation

article Letter: Oneida Indian Nation can do more for Sylvan Beach mobile home owners (5/6/2019)
(New York) -- Recently, I've seen reports of the Oneida Nation kicking out some Sylvan Beach residents from waterfront property the Oneidas own. True, anyone who...
1 Article on this Issue

Mashpee Wampanoag

article Tribe To Unveil Statue Honoring Tribe's First Housing Director (5/1/2019)
(Massachusetts) -- Sunday, May 5 will be a special moment for Mashpee Wampanaog Tribal members and housing advocates as a ceremony will be held honoring the tribe’...
article Tribal Housing Closer To Fruition (4/18/2019)
(Massachusetts) -- Over 200 people entered applications to find a place to live in the First Light Wampanoag Homes currently in development on Meetinghouse Road in...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Trump Adminstration

article Why the economy isn't lifting Trump (4/26/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- I write with Victoria Guida this morning about how the economy and markets are showing remarkable resilience after dire predictions of a sharp...
article American Indian Band sues HUD over letter (4/24/2019)
(Utah) -- The Cedar Band of Piutes alongside the CBC Mortgage Agency filed a lawsuit in a federal court Monday seeking an order immediately stopping enforcement of the U...
article HUD sued over new down payment assistance rules for FHA mortgages (4/24/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- Last week, the Department of Housing and Urban Development announced it was issuing new rules for down payment assistance on mortgages backed by the...
article Native American Tribe Sues HUD Over Mortgagee Letter (4/23/2019)
(Utah) -- Utah’s Cedar Band of Paiutes and two of its wholly-owned companies, the Cedar Band Corp. and the CBC Mortgage Agency (CBCMA), filed a lawsuit in the U.S...
article New HUD Requirements for Down Payment Assistance Provided by Government Entities (4/22/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- On April 18, 2019 the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) issued Mortgagee Letter 2019-06 setting forth new documentation...
article Trump’s Housing Agency Cracks Down on Zero-Down Home Loans (4/22/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- The Trump Administration is cracking down on national affordable housing programs because of concern over growing risk to the government’s...
article HUD, Fair Housing And The Federal Government Shutdown (1/21/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- The partial federal government shutdown is in its 30th day as I type this. It is going on longer than most people (including me) thought. No...
article Trump administration allows tribal housing at The Dalles to resume (11/26/2018)
(Oregon) -- After more a year of obstacles, the federal government will resume a project to fulfill an 80-year-old promise. The Trump administration halted work in...
8 Total Articles on this Issue

Water Issues

article After 3 years, federal bill to fix Columbia River tribal fishing sites could become law (4/26/2019)
(Oregon) -- About three years after Oregon Rep. Earl Blumenauer visited Lone Pine, there might finally be movement to fix the decrepit conditions there, where Columbia...
1 Article on this Issue

Congress

article Maine tribes to receive more than $4.2 million for affordable housing (4/25/2019)
(Maine) -- U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-Maine) and Angus King (I-Maine) announced last week that five Maine tribes – the Aroostook Band of Micmacs, the Houlton...
1 Article on this Issue

Marijuana & Hemp

article Czech students design hemp-fibre housing construction for Mars (4/9/2019)
(Europe) -- Czech students of architecture have joined forces with their colleagues from the Dutch city of Delft to design their vision of a housing construction for...
1 Article on this Issue

Lumbee Tribe

article $10M Lumbee Tribe housing project may break ground this year (3/22/2019)
(North Carolina) -- A $10 million low-income housing project planned for the lands of the Lumbee Tribe in North Carolina may break ground this year. The Robesonian...
1 Article on this Issue

Winnebago Tribe

article ‘Ho-Chunk Village 2.0’ offers more housing on Winnebago reservation (3/11/2019)
(Nebraska) -- Some problems are good ones to have. Consider this: From 2000 to 2016, the number of employed workers on the Winnebago Reservation in Northeast Nebraska...
1 Article on this Issue

Red Lake Tribe

article Red Lake band building $35.8M affordable housing complex by Minneapolis tent city site (3/9/2019)
(Minnesota) -- An impressive collaboration is at work on a 110-unit affordable-housing complex on S. Cedar Avenue near Franklin that will provide decent shelter to...
1 Article on this Issue

Ho-Chunk Tribe

article Expansions announced for Ho-Chunk Village (3/4/2019)
(Nebraska) -- The Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska has announced some award-winning expansion plans for the Ho-Chunk Village. This week, the Nebraska Chapter of the American...
1 Article on this Issue

MGM Springfield

article MGM Gets More Time For Springfield Housing Deal (3/1/2019)
(Massachusetts) -- Casino regulators in Massachusetts are allowing MGM more time to develop the housing that is to accompany the Las Vegas company’s gambling...
article With Help From MGM, Financing Is Falling In Place For $55M Springfield Housing Development (2/26/2019)
(Massachusetts) -- Facing a Friday deadline, MGM will ask Massachusetts casino regulators for more time to meet a commitment to build housing in downtown Springfield. A...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Chumash Tribe

article Federal judge's ruling pulls Camp 4 out of trust for Chumash (2/15/2019)
(California) -- A federal judge has upheld part of an appeal challenging the Bureau of Indian Affairs' 2017 decision to take the Camp 4 property into trust for the...
1 Article on this Issue

Tulalip Tribe

article Proposed neighborhood near Tulalip may have another chance (2/9/2019)
(Washington) -- A proposed neighborhood of about 170 houses near the Tulalip Indian Reservation may have another chance. In November, a Snohomish County Superior Court...
1 Article on this Issue

Government Shutdown

article UKB suspends housing program (1/8/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- The United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians in Oklahoma (UKB) suspended its housing program Jan. 7. The Tribe cited direct and indirect circumstances...
1 Article on this Issue

Shakopee Mdewakanton

article Ohkay Owingeh gets $200,000 grant from fellow tribe to revitalize homes (12/26/2018)
(New Mexico) -- A Minnesota tribe described as the richest in the U.S. has awarded Northern New Mexico’s Ohkay Owingeh Pueblo a $200,000 grant toward its ongoing...
1 Article on this Issue

Residential Schools

article 'I don't think there's an Ojibway word for duvet': Residential school survivor gets her first new bed (12/16/2018)
(Canada) -- I recently got a brand new bed, a heartfelt gift from a CBC Radio listener. She decided to donate it after hearing a story about my struggle with sleep on...
1 Article on this Issue

San Carlos Apache

article San Carlos Apache housing agency in turmoil after federal audit finds major violations (12/16/2018)
(Arizona) -- The San Carlos Apache Tribe's housing agency has been ordered to return millions of dollars to a federal account and may face other sanctions after a...
article OP/ED: Who is responsible? (11/20/2018)
(Arizona) -- The recent revelation of the financial fiasco at the tribal Housing Office has been a shock to San Carlos tribal members and others outside the tribal area...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Cherokee Nation

article Housing Authority accepting applications (12/11/2018)
(Oklahoma) -- Cherokee Nation's Housing Authority will accept College Housing Assistance Program applications Jan. 2-18 for the 2019 spring semester.
1 Article on this Issue

Yakama Nation

article Tribal housing moves forward (reg req) (12/7/2018)
(Washington) -- An affordable housing project by Yakama Nation Housing Authority dubbed Wishxum is planned for property south of Third Avenue, seen here at right, and...
1 Article on this Issue

Muscogee Creek

article Muscogee (Creek) Nation Council House renovation complete (11/16/2018)
(Oklahoma) -- In the five years that Heather Sumner has served as the executive director of Main Street Okmulgee, she’s been cultivating a relationship with the...
1 Article on this Issue

Graton Rancheria

article After Measure N defeat, Santa Rosa mulls next move to spur housing development (11/10/2018)
(California) -- It’s back to the drawing board to publicly finance new housing projects in Sonoma County, with the likely prospect of yet another fight in the...
article Santa Rosa housing shortage, labor dispute fuel Measure N vote (11/2/2018)
(California) -- The $124 million housing bond proposal going before Santa Rosa voters in the Nov. 6 election is the city’s most high-profile move yet to address a...
article Santa Rosa housing shortage, labor dispute fuel Measure N vote (10/27/2018)
(California) -- The $124 million housing bond proposal going before Santa Rosa voters in the Nov. 6 election is the city’s most high-profile move yet to address a...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Pine Ridge

article OLSH Housing Awarded Grant: Housing Summit Set For LNI (11/1/2018)
(South Dakota) -- The Oglala Sioux Lakota Housing is in a state of transition but has plenty to look forward to in the next several years. Oglala Sioux Lakota Housing is...
1 Article on this Issue

Opioid Crisis

article The Opioid Epidemic Has Spurred A Large “Tent City” Of Homeless Native Americans (10/25/2018)
(Minnesota) -- A growing “tent city” in Minneapolis that houses an estimated 300 people has inspired a social movement to draw attention to Native Americans...
1 Article on this Issue

Quapaw Tribe

article Quapaw Nation Announces New Elder Housing Units (10/22/2018)
(Oklahoma) -- Twenty new elder housing units are heading to the Quapaw Nation, thanks to assistance from a $750,000 federal grant. The nation already has 6 units it...
1 Article on this Issue

Native Voices

article MONET: Wall of Forgotten Natives (10/21/2018)
(Minnesota) -- Inside an encampment near downtown Minneapolis is a hand-painted sign made from a simple square of cardboard: “Just tents to you. A community to us...
1 Article on this Issue

Other News

article Travois Honors Industry “Superheroes” at Annual Conference (5/14/2019)
(Missouri) -- Travois, a Certified B Corporation® based in Kansas City, Mo., recognized five outstanding industry professionals and an American Indian tribal entity...
article Housing for Tolowa-Dee-ni’ Nation in Northern California (5/7/2019)
(California) -- Tucked in the northwest corner of California, the Tolowa Dee-ni’ Nation is expanding its footprint–and a 21-home development funded with...
article Pacific Northwest tribal fishing bill clears US House (4/30/2019)
(Oregon) -- Pacific Northwest tribes fighting to get the U.S. government to fully compensate them for the loss of dozens of homes and traditional fishing encampments to...
article HUD halts new rule that would bar Native American group’s home-purchase program (4/29/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- The US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has agreed to delay the implementation of new rules that would prohibit Native American...
article Bill aims to fix tribal fishing sites neglected by federal government (4/28/2019)
(Oregon) -- About three years after Rep. Earl Blumenauer visited Lone Pine, there might finally be movement to fix the decrepit conditions there, where Columbia River...
article HUD Delays Mortgagee Letter After Tribal Lawsuit (4/26/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has agreed to a 90-day stay on the effective date of Mortgagee Letter 19-06 following a...
article Tribal members learn how to build tiny homes (4/25/2019)
(Washington) -- It’s said teach a man to fish, you feed him for a lifetime. The Lummi tribe believes the same can be said for building homes. At Bellingham...
article Native American Tribe Sues HUD Over Mortgagee Letter (4/23/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has been sued by a Native American tribe that claims a recently published Mortgagee Letter...
article Maine tribes to receive $4.2M for affordable housing (4/18/2019)
(Maine) -- Five Maine tribes — the Aroostook Band of Micmacs, the Houlton Band of Maliseet Indians, the Penobscot Indian Nation, the Passamaquoddy Tribe of Indian...
article Siletz Indians Secure More Funding For Portland Housing Project (4/17/2019)
(Oregon) -- Eight of Oregon’s federally recognized tribes received over $15 million in annual funds for affordable housing from the federal government. The...
article Cow Creek Among Tribes Getting Housing Grants (4/16/2019)
(Oregon) -- The Cow Creek Band of the Umpqua Tribe is among a group of several tribes that will be sharing in more than $15 million allocated in federal grants to...
article Homeless encampment 5 miles from Coachella music fest to be evicted this week (4/15/2019)
(California) -- As the residents of an encampment on tribal land behind the One Stop Shoppe in Indio milled about on Sunday evening, a veil of anxiety settled over the...
article Senators announce grants for tribes' affordable housing (4/15/2019)
(Oregon) -- Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., announced Monday that Oregon tribes will receive more than $15 million in federal grants to support affordable...
article Squamish Nation plans large housing development at south end of Burrard Bridge (4/11/2019)
(British Columbia) -- The Squamish Nation is planning a massive housing development that could change the face of Kitsilano and False Creek.
article Affordable housing project to benefit Native American community (4/6/2019)
(Oregon) -- A new affordable housing project rising in Northeast Portland is being built to serve the region’s Native American population. Nesika Illahee, meaning...
article James Bay Cree move to 'unlock' value in private homes (3/27/2019)
(Quebec) -- The Cree Nation Government unanimously passed a resolution on Tuesday to remove what it calls a "systemic barrier" to unlocking the true value in...
article Nunavut Housing Corp. to build fewer homes this year (3/27/2019)
(Nunavut) -- New numbers from the Nunavut Housing Corporation show that fewer homes are being built this year, while thousands of people in the territory are on waiting...
article FSIN hopes for significant investment into education, housing in budget (3/19/2019)
(Saskatchewan) -- The Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations in Saskatchewan is calling for meaningful investments in First Nations education and housing in today...
article This family of five lives in a laundry room, a sign of Nunavut's housing crisis (3/18/2019)
(Nunavut) -- The house where Brenda Maniapik lives in Iqaluit, Nunavut, is small. It has one bedroom, one bathroom, a laundry room and a living room with an adjacent...
article 10-year deal pledges millions for safe, affordable housing in Yukon (3/14/2019)
(Yukon) -- The federal and Yukon governments have signed a 10-year agreement worth almost $60 million to provide long-term funding for community housing in the territory.

visionary sponsor advertisement

sponsor advertisement