NAHASDA

AcronymDefinition
NAHASDANative American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Act of 1996
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The Pinoleville Pomo prototypes, funded by HUD under NAHASDA and by the Department of Energy through a grant program tied to clean-energy development, (18) will ultimately cost about $500,000 each, including planning and training expenses--triple the cost of standard HUD homes on the reservation.
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.
By the time NAHASDA passed in 1996, Gauthier said quite a bit of progress had been made on the Indian housing front.
Gordon said that the NAHASDA has been beneficial to the Indian community.
With NAHASDA allowing tribes more control over their operations, tribes are creating housing partnerships with lenders; bringing banking institutions to reservations and establishing their own financial institutions; educating tribal members about credit, saving, homebuying and banking practices; and trying to reduce communication and confidence gaps among cultures.
NAHASDA 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.
"With the emergence of NAHASDA, I think a whole new world of opportunity is opening up to us," Nickerson says.
The largest of these programs in Alaska is NAHASDA (Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Act) which provides assistance for housing construction in Alaska Native communities through grants to federally recognized tribes and Alaska Native housing authorities statewide.
Topics include, but are not limited to, NAHASDA related courses, youth and elder opportunities, and crime prevention.
Senator Tom Udall, vice chairman of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee, raised concerns about two bills offered by committee Republicans affecting the Native American Housing and Self Determination Act (NAHASDA) and the Indian Health Service (IHS) during a legislative hearing.
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.