In late 2010 and early 2011, 16 years after passage of NAHASDA
, COUP conducted the first-ever survey of tribal interest in green homes.
By the time NAHASDA
passed in 1996, Gauthier said quite a bit of progress had been made on the Indian housing front.
has helped thousands of Native Hawaiian families through housing assistance and loan guarantee programs, and we must ensure that NAHASDA
is fully authorized for Native Hawaiians, Alaska Natives, and Native Americans, said Senator Hirono.
Native American tribes have used NAHASDA
block grant funds to develop new housing and to provide other types of housing assistance to eligible members, but fewer small grantees have developed new housing.
is a very important premise, and that is we're moving to Native American self-determination," Nickerson says.
But the majority bill fails to reauthorize Title VIII programs in NAHASDA
that provide critical housing services to Native Hawaiians.
The largest of these programs in Alaska is NAHASDA
(the Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Act), which provides about $100 million annually for housing construction in Alaska Native communities, through grants to federally recognized tribes and Alaska Native housing authorities statewide.
Our training will include NAHASDA
and Indian Housing training to ensure financial accountability, growth, sustainability, and safety programs that every Native American community needs to thrive.
We are one of the first in the Nation to leverage funds like this, using NAHASDA
to have the ability to use self-determination to offer this advantage to homebuyers," said Chief Pyle.
In her previous position, Thorne created the NAHASDA
& Tax Credit Compliance Professional (NTCCP) curriculum, training course and certification, which designates professional experience and expertise in continuing operational compliance under the two programs.
Audit services must be in conformance with Generally Accepted Auditing Standards (GAAS) and all authoritative pronouncements, statements, and standards including, but not limited to The Single Audit Act and OMB Revised Circular A-133 and NAHASDA
One homebuyer's financing package included a first deed of trust from AHFC, a second from Rural Development, a grant of NAHASDA
funds, as well as a Federal Home Loan Bank grant of $20,000.