WASHINGTON (KCAU) – The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is awarding $6,220,161 to Native American communities in Nebraska.
This award is apart of a $652 million grant through the Indian Housing Block Grant Program (IHBG).
The IHBG provides housing development, operation and modernization of existing housing services, and crime prevention and safety to reservations and related areas.
Below is a list of the Nebraska communities that will receive money.
|Omaha Tribe –||$1,498,205|
|Ponca Tribe of Nebraska –||$2,270,981|
|Santee Sioux Nation –||$949,710|
|Winnebago Tribe –||$1,501,265|
“The IHBG program supports the commitment of Tribes across the country to their communities through funding affordable housing and housing activities. The U.S. government has a responsibility to carry out trust obligations to Indian tribes, and with this funding, HUD is acting to meet these obligations” said HUD Acting Secretary Matthew Ammon.