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Lumbee Tribe

article Tribal Council can’t get override to kill Prospect housing project (11/23/2019)
(North Carolina) -- In a move that sparked lengthy discussion of parliamentary procedure and cries of protest from the audience, the Lumbee Tribal Council failed...
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Trans Mountain

article How Tiny Houses Became a Symbol of Resistance for Indigenous Women (11/20/2019)
(Canada) -- When you see the word "tiny house," what comes to mind? "Minimalism?" Maybe "decluttering" or "downsizing?" You...
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Native Voices

article COMMENTARY: I grew up in youth protection. Now, I work to give the homeless the support I didn't get (11/10/2019)
(Montreal) -- I grew up in and out of Quebec's youth protection system. When I got out, I decided I wanted to change my life for the better. I started speaking with...
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Suquamish Tribe

article 'Forging new ground': Squamish Nation planning 11 towers next to Burrard Bridge (11/6/2019)
(British Columbia) -- The Squamish Nation has doubled the size of a proposed development it is planning to build on reserve land in the centre of Vancouver.
1 Article on this Issue

Land Issues

article Why Some Native Hawaiians End Up Selling Coveted Homesteads (11/4/2019)
(Hawaii) -- When Eric and Heidi Arrington first moved into their home in Nanakuli in 1996, they thought it would be their forever home. The two-story house with a big...
article Rent Is Recognition and Restitution for Seattle’s Native Inhabitants (9/9/2019)
(Washington) -- A grassroots movement encourages non-Native city dwellers to pay monthly reparations to the Duwamish, a Native American tribe that’s petitioned for...
article Council Has Reservations About Tribe's Move to Elk Run (7/8/2019)
(Minnesota) -- Rochester City Council members say they need more information on plans for the Elk Run Property, which has sat undeveloped in Pine Island for more than a...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

First Nations

article Hundreds in Wood Buffalo will struggle to pay rent with planned cuts in Alberta budget (10/31/2019)
(Alberta) -- Grace Richards couldn't find a place to live in Conklin, Alta., so she built herself a small shack with no running water or electricity. It's a...
article Canada’s Indigenous communities suffer ‘abhorrent’ housing conditions: UN report (10/21/2019)
(Canada) -- A United Nations report is highlighting the role “abhorrent” housing conditions play in the poverty and exploitation that Indigenous people face...
article Indigenous communities face 'abhorrent' housing conditions, UN report finds (10/18/2019)
(Ottawa) -- Indigenous people fare far worse than non-Indigenous populations when it comes to attaining safe and secure housing, both worldwide and here in Canada,...
article Kids in hotels, separated families: The reality of being a homeless parent (10/18/2019)
(Saskatchewan) -- A statement sent to CBC from Jeff Redekop, the director of Income Assistance Service Delivery on Friday afternoon, said the Ministry of Social Services...
article Lack of affordable housing on Vancouver Island forces family to sleep in a tent and a van (9/27/2019)
(British Columbia) -- Jagmeet Singh learned first-hand Thursday about the affordable housing crunch, when a weeping Betty Nicolaye came to his campaign event to tell him...
article 'Heart of our community' gone as complex burns to the ground in First Nation (9/27/2019)
(Manitoba) -- Grief and bewilderment are the two emotions running through the minds of the people in the Canupawakpa Dakota First Nation as they struggle to come to...
6 Total Articles on this Issue

MMIW

article A Broken Trust: Sexual Assault And Justice On Tribal Lands (10/7/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- Sexual assault investigations can fall through the cracks when tribes and the federal government fail to work together. Twila Szymanski lowers the...
1 Article on this Issue

Colorado River Indian Tribes

article Tenant alleges management and Tribes did nothing about problems in Riverview Mobile Home Park (9/30/2019)
(Arizona) -- Rene Cooper is one of the tenants at Riverview Mobile Home & RV Park. Like all the others, she received notice from the Colorado River Indian Tribes...
article Resort residents being evicted by Colorado River Indian Tribes (9/11/2019)
(California) -- The Colorado River Indian Tribes have confirmed the Riverview Mobile Home & RV Park in Earp, Calif., will be closed as of the end of February 2020.
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Kalispel Tribe

article Kalispel Tribe opens $26 million apartment complex in Airway Heights (9/30/2019)
(Washington) -- The Kalispel Tribe is bringing more housing to Airway Heights with Salish Flats, a luxury apartment community adjacent to Northern Quest Resort &...
1 Article on this Issue

Prairie Island

article Building project addresses Prairie Island tribal housing shortage (9/23/2019)
(Minnesota) -- The Prairie Island Indian Community has begun work on a housing project near the corner of Highway 61 and Highway 316 that should provide 41 home sites...
article Prairie Island president: Housing is main goal at Elk Run (7/20/2019)
(Minnesota) -- Shelley Buck said the Prairie Island Indian Community hopes to help fuel Southeast Minnesota’s continued growth.“We want to be good neighbors...
article Prairie Island president: Housing is main goal at Elk Run (7/20/2019)
(Minnesota) -- Shelley Buck said the Prairie Island Indian Community hopes to help fuel Southeast Minnesota’s continued growth. “We want to be good neighbors...
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Las Vegas Gaming

article Inside the lawless tunnel network below the Las Vegas strip where thousands of homeless people live in fear of being washed away (9/11/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Behind the glowing skyline of Las Vegas, thousands of people are living out the "American Dream". Day in and day out, visitors drink, party and...
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Grand Canyon

article Developer and town propose roads for hotels and hundreds of homes near Grand Canyon (9/6/2019)
(Arizona) -- The town of Tusayan and an Italian developer are launching a new effort to build resorts and hundreds of homes south of the Grand Canyon, submitting a...
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Navajo Nation

article Navajo council votes to oppose possible HUD limits on home-loan program (9/5/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- The Navajo Nation Council voted unanimously Thursday to oppose a Trump administration draft plan that critics say could put income restrictions for...
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Mashpee Wampanoag

article HUD Official Tours As Wampanoag Housing Nears Completion (8/22/2019)
(Massachusetts) -- The frames of several soon-to-be completed buildings stood amid plots of dirt and construction as General Deputy Assistant Secretary for Public and...
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Puyallup Tribe

article Puyallup Tribe members leave homes due to violence in the area (8/18/2019)
(Washington) -- Puyallup Tribe Members are leaving their homes in East Tacoma after a shooting this week where two young men died. Late Tuesday, Tacoma Police responded...
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Salt-River Pima Maricopa

article Mobile-home residents of Roadrunner Lake Resort kicked out of park after lease expires (8/11/2019)
(Arizona) -- A long-standing mobile-home park near Scottsdale closed permanently last Sunday, as hundreds of residents left the place they thought would be their home...
1 Article on this Issue

Crow Tribe

article Crow Tribe, National Guard work together to build homes for veterans (8/7/2019)
(Montana) -- This house being built in a small neighborhood on a hill overlooking the town feels like success. Working on the house are members of the Montana and Hawaii...
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Trump Adminstration

article Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson tours LaGrave, talks housing (8/7/2019)
(North Dakota) -- Where can homeless families go in Grand Forks? That was one of a handful of problems brought to Ben Carson, the Housing and Urban Development Secretary...
1 Article on this Issue

Cherokee Nation

article Officials: Cherokee Nation homes to be restored in $30M plan (8/4/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- Cherokee Nation officials say a $30 million rehabilitation plan will overhaul hundreds of tribal homes, remodel community buildings and generate...
article Hoskin announces $30M plan to rehab Cherokee homes, community buildings (8/3/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- On Aug. 2, while visiting the home of a Cherokee Nation citizen who received housing enhancements from the Housing Authority of the Cherokee Nation,...
article Notes from the Chief: Expanding homeownership opportunities to Cherokees in Arkansas (8/3/2019)
(Arkansas) -- More than 8,000 Cherokee Nation citizens living in four Arkansas counties now have a new option available for homeownership.A mortgage program designed...
article Officials: Cherokee Nation homes to be restored in $30M plan (8/2/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- The Cherokee Nation will overhaul hundreds of tribal homes, remodel community buildings and generate construction jobs across northeastern Oklahoma under a...
article Cherokee Nation announces $30 million plan to improve tribal homes, community buildings (8/1/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- A $30 million plan announced Thursday will fund repairs to hundreds of Cherokee Nation homes across northeastern Oklahoma — many of them occupied by...
article Expanding homeownership opportunities to Cherokees in Arkansas (8/1/2019)
(Arkansas) -- More than 8,000 Cherokee Nation citizens living in four Arkansas counties now have a new option available for homeownership. A mortgage program designed...
article Expanding homeownership opportunities to Cherokees in Arkansas (8/1/2019)
(Arkansas) -- More than 8,000 Cherokee Nation citizens living in four Arkansas counties now have a new option available for homeownership. A mortgage program designed...
article Cherokees in 4 Ark. counties eligible for Section 184 home loans (7/21/2019)
(Arkansas) -- Cherokee Nation citizens living in four Arkansas counties now qualify to use the Section 184 Home Loan Guarantee Program after the tribe’s request to...
8 Total Articles on this Issue

Citizen Potawatomi

article Foster and adoptive homes needed for Potawatomi children nationwide (8/4/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- Citizen Potawatomi Nation is an economically and culturally thriving tribe. Despite our successes, some Potawatomi children are involved with the child...
1 Article on this Issue

Opioid Crisis

article 'Underfunded and under attack': Cowichan Valley coping with opioids, housing crisis (7/26/2019)
(British Columbia) -- Community leaders in the Cowichan Valley have taken the drastic step of asking residents to write to government officials and demand action on...
1 Article on this Issue

Macau Gaming

article Tiny Apartments and Punishing Work Hours: The Economic Roots of Hong Kong’s Protests (7/24/2019)
(Hong Kong) -- Rents higher than New York, London or San Francisco for apartments half the size. Nearly one in five people living in poverty. A minimum wage of $4.82 an...
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Nevada Gaming

article Casino tower eyed for temporary dorm housing after gas blast (7/20/2019)
(Reno) -- University of Nevada, Reno officials are negotiating to house 1,300 students in a tower that is part of a casino resort while two dormitories are closed to...
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Showboat Casino

article Luxury housing bringing 'new life' to Atlantic City (7/8/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- The opening of the Showboat hotel’s apartments has created another housing option for those seeking luxury in the seaside resort. The Showboat...
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Atlantic City Gaming

article Staying In Atlantic City For A While? You Can Now Rent An Apartment At The Showboat (6/24/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- Just in time for the busy summer season on the Jersey Shore, the Showboat Hotel in Atlantic City now offers long-term rentals. According to a press...
article Redevelopment plan ready for Atlantic City's MGM marina district deal (6/23/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- A new redevelopment zone in the Marina District allows multi-family housing there, paving the way for luxury housing and other projects sought by MGM...
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...
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CSKT

article CSKT, VA make tribal veterans home loans easier to get (6/20/2019)
(Montana) -- The process for eligible Confederated Salish and Kootenai veterans, active-duty military to apply for a Veterans Affairs home loan on federal trust land got...
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San Manuel Tribe

article San Manuel prepares reservation for new tribal housing (6/20/2019)
(California) -- After the recent completion of grading the foothills overlooking west side of Highland, the housing development constructing 30-40 new homes in San...
1 Article on this Issue

Pine Ridge

article This Community Is Striving To Rebuild One Of The Poorest Places In America (6/6/2019)
(South Dakota) -- Alan Jealous, a 27-year-old construction worker, dreamt of building and owning a home. Homeownership is the cornerstone of the American Dream. But for...
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Dry Creek Rancheria

article First step taken in property annexation (6/5/2019)
(California) -- During the last Cloverdale City Council meeting, the council passed a resolution allowing the Dry Creek Band of Pomo Indians to submit a pre-zoning and...
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Eastern Band of Cherokee

article Qualla Housing celebrates clean audit (5/24/2019)
(North Carolina) -- Principal Chief Richard G. Sneed announced on Monday, May 13 that the Qualla Housing Authority (QHA) has received its first clean in audit in over 10...
article Snowbird breaks ground on ‘State-of-the-art’ Complex (5/24/2019)
(North Carolina) -- The Snowbird Community is getting a new 48,000 square foot community center. Various leaders of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI) made the...
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Other News

article A ‘good new home’ welcomes the formerly homeless (12/6/2019)
(Minnesota) -- A new 42-unit housing project opened recently in St. Paul that focuses on helping homeless Native American young adults. It’s called Mino Oski Ain...
article Bipartisan bill introduced in House to improve housing conditions in Indian Country (12/6/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- Yesterday, U.S. Representatives Denny Heck (D-WA), Scott Tipton (R-CO), Deb Haaland (D-NM), Tom Cole (R-OK), Ben Ray Luján (D-NM), Don Young (R-AK...
article Rebuilding at Thunder Valley: A Story of the Lakota Nation Rising (12/5/2019)
(Minnesota) -- American Indians, the original inhabitants of this land, often are made to be invisible in US society. Yet today the Census tells us that 6.795 million...
article How Housing Becomes a Home: Why Cultural Supports Matter (12/5/2019)
(Minnesota) -- Recently, a 42-unit, four-story apartment building that houses American Indian youth, ages 18 to 24, at risk of homelessness opened in St. Paul, Minnesota...
article Seattle launches new community for homeless Native Americans (12/5/2019)
(Washington) -- Homelessness across the U.S. is growing, but nowhere is it as prevalent as along the West Coast. While California has increased rate of homelessness,...
article ‘We cried for happy news’: Eagle Village is first Seattle housing project to address needs of homeless Native adults (12/2/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- The first night Patricia St. Marks stayed at Eagle Village, she stayed up for hours talking with another resident who had just moved in. She was too...
article Where Most Native Americans Live (11/29/2019)
(Indian Country) -- The number of people in the U.S. identifying as American Indian has climbed in recent years, with California, Arizona and Oklahoma accounting for the...
article New shelter for homeless American Indian youths opens in St. Paul (11/20/2019)
(Minnesota) -- The Ain Dah Yung Center, a St. Paul emergency shelter for runaway and homeless American Indian youths, celebrated the Wednesday opening of its new...
article An open door to reconciliation: inside Ottawa's new Indigenous Peoples building (11/18/2019)
(Ottawa) -- Inside the ornate former U.S. embassy across from the Parliament Buildings in Ottawa, a set of plain tools sits in a glass display case — knives for...
article Mortgage costs higher on reservations (11/7/2019)
(Minnesota) -- Native American families have more difficulty accessing home mortgages for property on Indian reservation and pay higher interest rates for their loans...
article Housing minister calls for aid from Nunavut Inuit org. (11/4/2019)
(Nunavut) -- Nunavut's housing minister is calling on a territorial Inuit organization to come to the government's aid in solving a "serious housing crisis...
article Not enough help and support for Indigenous dads in Winnipeg's North End, says front-line worker (11/4/2019)
(Winnipeg) -- The end of a three-month project focusing on supporting Indigenous fathers highlights the need for resources for dads in Winnipeg's North End, says a...
article Seattle gets new housing for Native Americans exiting homelessness (10/30/2019)
(Washington) -- With hopes of providing a new route out of homelessness and into a permanent home, King County has planted new transitional housing in Seattle's SoDo...
article 'We need to change': Group sets sights on housing 1,500 homeless Winnipeggers by 2025 (10/28/2019)
(Winnipeg) -- Sounds from a drum circle filled Thunderbird House Monday morning as a group working to combat homelessness released an ambitious plan to help those on the...
article Housing in Yukon: An election issue with no clear solution (10/20/2019)
(Yukon) -- It's an issue that's come up throughout the federal election campaign in Yukon — affordability. More specifically, the affordability of housing...
article Senate Hears Testimony On Roadblocks To Tribal Housing (10/17/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- A Fort Belknap council member briefed the U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs Wednesday about roadblocks to homeownership. Three years. That...
press release County to Assess American Indian, Alaska Native Homelessness (10/17/2019)
(California) -- The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday unanimously approved a motion by Board Chair Janice Hahn and Supervisor Hilda Solis to assess and...
article Trump administration finally lands a leader for Indian housing programs (10/16/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- Year three of the Donald Trump presidency is almost over but his administration has finally landed a leader to oversee its Indian housing programs.
article Reservation Indians pay more for mortgages (10/7/2019)
(Indian Country) -- American Indians living on reservations who want to buy homes are significantly more likely to have high-priced mortgages, and those mortgage rates...
article Study: Those on reservations pay more for mortgages (10/6/2019)
(Minnesota) -- American Indians living on reservations who want to buy homes are significantly more likely to have high-priced mortgages, and those mortgage rates...

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