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HUD's Office of Native American Programs (ONAP) administers housing and community development programs that benefit American Indian and Alaska Native tribal governments, tribal members, the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands, Native Hawaiians, and other Native American organizations. Read more about ONAP’s mission, funding programs, directory, and program accomplishments.

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENTS!

Grants Management Specialist GS 9/11/12, 6 Locations
Deadline to apply is May 4, 2016
Anchorage, Seattle, and Denver: External Applicants Apply Here, Internal Candidates Apply Here
Chicago, Albuquerque, and Oklahoma City: External Applicants Apply Here, Internal Candidates Apply Here


Administrator Advisor GS-13, 3 Locations - Anchorage, AK, Chicago, IL and Denver, CO.
Deadline to apply is May 1, 2016
Anchorage: External Applicants Apply Here, Internal Candidates Apply Here
Chicago and Denver: External Applicants Apply Here, Internal Candidates Apply Here


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What's New on Codetalk

New Guidebook for Tribal HUD-VA Supportive Housing Program (VASH)
April 26, 2016

The Tribal HUD-VA Supportive Housing program (Tribal HUD-VASH) will provide rental assistance and supportive services to Native American veterans who are Homeless or At Risk of Homelessness living on or near a reservation or other Indian areas. HUD is making available $5.2 million in grant funding to Indian tribes and tribally designated housing entities (TDHEs) to fund this rental assistance and associated administrative fees. Indian tribes and TDHEs participating in this program must partner with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to provide case management and supportive services to eligible Native American veterans.


FY2016 ICDBG NOFA Published! Applications due June 14, 2016
April 14, 2016

The FY2016 Community Development Block Grant Program for Indian Tribes and Alaska Native Villages (ICDBG) Notice of Funding Availability has been posted on www.grants.gov 
(Funding Opportunity FR-6000-N-23).  The ICDBG Program provides eligible grantees with direct grants for use in developing viable Indian and Alaska Native Communities, including decent housing, a suitable living environment, and economic opportunities, primarily for low and moderate income persons.  Applications are due by June 14, 2016.  

Click here to Apply



USDA seeks Tribal community sites to host free summer meals program for youth
April 4, 2016

The Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) ensures that low-income children continue to receive nutritious meals when school is not in session. This summer, USDA plans to serve more than 200 million free meals to children 18 years and under at approved SFSP sites. Click here to learn how to become a sponsor site. Deadlines vary by State between April 15th and June 15th. Click here for a list of State contact information and deadlines.



Income Limits published! New ONAP Program Guidance 2016-02
April 1, 2016

This guidance replaces Program Guidance 2015-01 (R) and Program Guidance 2015-01a (R), amending Income Limits for Alaska with the latest HUD Income Limits. ONAP Program Guidance 2016-02



GSA National Desk Reference Guides for Tribes and Tribal Organizations
March 31, 2016

The U.S. General Services Administration recently published three desk guides to assist tribes and tribal organizations in accessing GSA goods and services.


Resident Opportunities and Self-Sufficiency (ROSS) NOFA published. Deadline May 16, 2016.
March 31, 2016

The FY2016 Resident Opportunity & Self Sufficiency (ROSS) Service Coordinator (SC) program is designed to assist residents of public and Indian housing make progress towards economic and housing self-sufficiency. To accomplish this goal, ROSS provides grant funding to eligible applicants to hire Service Coordinators to assess the needs of public and Indian housing residents. Each NOFA provides guidance on how to apply for funding. Click here for more details.


HUD Notice CPD-16-02 , Guidance for Categorizing an Activity as Maintenance for Compliance with HUD Environmental Regulations, 24 CFR Parts 50 and 58
March 9, 2016

This Notice clarifies the difference between maintenance and repair for compliance with HUD's environmental regulations, 24 CFR Parts 50 and 58. It applies to all HUD program offices – CPD, Housing, and Public and Indian Housing. The Notice supersedes and replaces the March 28, 2006 CPD policy memorandum on the subject. The Notice provides a clear distinction between maintenance and rehabilitation activities and on categorizing an activity as maintenance for the appropriate environmental review. Click here for pdf.


Multi-agency MOU and action plan on ending homelessness among Native Americans
March 9, 2016

In November 2015, USICH, HUD, DOI, along with five other federal agencies signed a historic memorandum of understanding (MOU) to implement strategies that set a path to end homelessness among Native Americans. The memorandum commits those agencies to work together on several key actions to address homelessness both on and off tribal lands, including:

  1. Improving access to housing and services through Administrative action, where possible, and provide guidance and technical assistance;
  2. Improving data collection on homelessness among Native Americans both on and off Tribal lands to better enumerate the size and scope of the problem;
  3. Ensuring that federal strategies and actions to set a path to end Native American homelessness are informed by consultation and engagement with Tribal leaders, urban native communities, and experts in the field;
  4. Elevating awareness of the crisis of homelessness and housing instability among Native Americans, both on and off Tribal lands.

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Updated IHP/APR HUD 52737 Form posted to HUDClips
March 7, 2016

A revised Indian Housing Plan (IHP)/Annual Performance Plan (APR) from HUD-52737 for the Indian Housing Block Grant Program (IHBG) has been posted to HUDClips. The most current Excel from is dated 2/2016.


New Codetalk Webpage: Policy, Development & Research in Indian Country
March 3, 2016

A new webpage, Policy, Development & Research in Indian Country, is available on Codetalk that compiles nearly twenty-five years of reports and research specific to Indian Country conducted by HUD’s Office of Policy Development and Research (PD&R). Sample links include best practices in veterans supportive housing, modular multifamily infill housing, sustainable building, and the National Needs Assessment 2014 interim report and the original 1996 report.  


ONAP Program Guidance 2016-01 regarding use of IHBG, Title VI, and ICDBG to fund Broadband Activities
February 24, 2016

This guidance provides tribes and tribally designated housing entities with information on several nationwide initiatives to expand broadband connectivity in low-income communities. It also explains how the Indian Housing Block Grant (IHBG), Title VI Loan Guarantee, and Indian Community Development Block Grant (ICDBG) programs can be used to assist in such efforts. ONAP Program Guidance 2016-01


FY2016 Indian Housing Block Grant Formula Allocations Published
February 16, 2016

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development today announced more than $660 million in grant allocations to 587 Native American tribes in 35 states. Indian Housing Block Grant (IHBG) allocations are distributed each year to eligible Indian tribes or their tribally designated housing entities for a range of affordable housing activities. Press Release.


FY2015 Indian Community Development Block Grant (ICDBG) Awards Announced.
February 12, 2016

Today, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced $55.5 million to 75 Native American communities throughout the country to improve housing conditions and stimulate community development, including construction projects and local jobs for low- and moderate-income families. The grants are provided through HUD’s Indian Community Development Block Grant (ICDBG) Program, which supports a wide range of community development and affordable housing activities. See attached list of grantees and read individual project summaries and Press Release.


HUD Published Final Report for Streamlining the Environmental Review Process
February 10, 2015

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) in collaboration with the Council on Environmental Quality, U.S. Department of Agriculture, U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Department of Energy U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, U.S. Department of Interior, and U.S. Department of Transportation has published the final report dated December 15, 2015 regarding the Coordinated Environmental Review Process.  The report evaluates methods for better coordinating and streamlining the environmental review and clearance process for housing and housing-related infrastructure projects. Final and interim reports below.


HUD Releases Proposed 2017 Budget With Increases To Indian Country
February 9, 2016

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today unveiled President Obama’s proposed HUD Budget for Fiscal Year 2017. HUD’s 2017 Budget includes $48.9 billion in gross discretionary funding and $11.3 billion in new mandatory spending over ten years, with an emphasis on supporting 4.5 million households through rental assistance; increasing homeless assistance; supporting tribal communities and providing opportunities to Native American youth; and making targeted investments in communities to help revitalize high-poverty neighborhoods and improve housing affordability. Specifically, the Budget invests $700 million for Native American Housing Block Grants, $50 million above the 2016 enacted level, to address severe overcrowding and substandard housing conditions in Indian Country. An additional $20 million is provided for projects to improve outcomes for Native youth, such as the construction or renovation of community centers, health clinics, transitional housing, pre-school/Head Start facilities and teacher housing, and up to $5 million for Jobs-Plus will be used to implement a demonstration of the Jobs-Plus model in Indian Country to boost employment and earnings.

Press Release
Read HUD’s proposed FY 2017 Budget


HUD's Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Lourdes Castro Ramirez attends groundbreaking ceremony at Tohono O'odham Nation in Arizona
January 29, 2016

The Tohono O’odham Ki:Ki Association (TOKA) will build 15 single-family homeownership units on scattered sites to address the lack of adequate housing. The 15 units will be for homeownership and located within five districts on the reservation. The new three and four-bedroom homes were funded by HUD's Indian Housing Block Grant and Indian Community Development Block Grant (ICDBG). The proposed project will allow 15 families to achieve the American Dream of homeownership with new, safe and modern homes.

While in Arizona, PDAS Ramirez met with the Housing E.D., Tribal Chairman, Council member and Housing staff at the Pascua Yaqui Tribal Housing Department, near Tucson. She toured several outstanding ICDBG projects including, a state of the art fitness center-gymnasium-community space- basketball center, an elders complex and rehabilitation work that was done. 


HUD AND VA AWARD $5.9 MILLION TO 26 TRIBES TO PROVIDE PERMANENT HOMES FOR NATIVE AMERICAN VETERANS EXPERIENCING HOMELESSNESS
January 8, 2016

For the first time, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) today awarded $5.9 million in grants to 26 Tribes to offer a permanent home and supportive services to Native American Veterans who are experiencing or at risk of experiencing homelessness. The Tribal HUD-Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (Tribal HUD-VASH) Program is a demonstration program that will combine $5.9 million in rental assistance from HUD with case management and clinical services provided by VA to serve 500 Native American Veterans.

Press Release

Recording of this morning’s Press Call with HUD and VA Secretaries: Dial 1-800-475-6701, Access Code: 383114#


FINAL SESSION OF IHBG FORMULA NEGOTIATED RULE-MAKING IS JAN. 26 & 27 in WASHINGTON, DC.
January 7, 2016

The eighth meeting of the IHBG Formula Negotiated Rulemaking Committee will be held on Tuesday, January 26, 2016 and Wednesday, January 27, 2016. On each day, the session will begin at approximately 8:30 a.m., and adjourn at approximately 5:30 p.m. The meeting will take place at the Weaver Building, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 Seventh Street SW., Washington, DC 20410. The primary agenda items for this meeting will be limited to discussion and vote on adjustments to data sources and approval of final preamble language. Registration is free. More details 

Federal Register Notice

Registration is free. More details at: http://ihbgrulemaking.firstpic.org/index.php/session-information/session-8


FY2016 FAIR MARKET RENTS (FMRs)
December 11, 2015

HUD’s Office of Policy Development & Research (PD&R) has posted the updated Fair Market Rents, effective December 11, 2015, at http://www.huduser.gov/portal/datasets/fmr.html.


CONFORMING AMENDMENTS TO UNIFORM ADMINISTRATIVE REQUIREMENTS, COST PRINCIPLES, AND AUDIT REQUIREMENTS FOR FEDERAL AWARDS (PART 200)
December 7, 2015

This final rule conforms HUD’s regulations to OMB’s ‘‘Federal Awarding Agency Regulatory Implementation of Office of Management and Budget’s Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards’’ rule, revises cross references within affected HUD regulations, and makes other conforming changes and corrections. HUD also amended its administrative requirements for grants and cooperative agreements. PDF copy, or Click here.  


Sign-up for the Codetalk mailing list
December 3, 2015

Sign-up to receive timely updates about new items posted to HUD's Office of Native American Programs Codetalk webpages. Subscribe to this list for news, program updates, training opportunities, and more.  Sign up here


HUD Offers Next Round of Choice Neighborhood Planning Grants to Help Transform Communities.
November 23, 2015

Planning and Action Grants of up to $2 million will enable communities to create a locally driven plan to transform struggling neighborhoods, as well as implement early improvements, such as reclaiming vacant property and attracting new businesses. Choice Neighborhoods Planning Grant funds are available for public housing authorities, local governments, nonprofit organizations, and tribal entities. Applicants must submit a completed electronic application through www.grants.gov by February 9, 2016. Submit all questions related to this funding opportunity to choiceneighborhoods@hud.gov.

Eligible activities include:

  • Reclaiming and recycling vacant property into community gardens, pocket parks, farmers markets, or land banking;
  • Beautification, place making, and community arts projects;
  • Homeowner and business façade improvement programs;
  • Neighborhood broadband/Wi-Fi;
  • Fresh food initiatives; and
  • Gap financing for economic development projects.

Choice Neighborhoods Homepage
NOFA, Webinar, and FAQs
Apply Here
Press Release


Launch of the Native-One Stop Portal

Benefits.gov, the official benefits website of the United States, launched a portal of resources for Native American, Alaskan Native, and tribal populations. The portal, Native One-Stop, provides information about the services that are available through the Federal government. Native One-Stop conveniently houses any service that these populations may need with topics ranging from assistance for populations with severe disabilities to congressional internships for Native Americans. Learn more at: http://www.benefits.gov/nativeonestop.


NEW FAQs! Apply Now for HUD’s FY 2015 Indian Community Development Block Grant

Applications for the 2015 Indian Community Development Block Grant are due on Thursday, October 22, 2015. An informational webcast is scheduled for Thursday, September 17, 2015 from 2pm-5pm Eastern Standard Time. The webcast will provide a summary of the FY 2015 ICDBG Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) - who is eligible to apply, what type of activities are eligible for funding, what reviewers look for in applications and will include general guidance about how to apply electronically.


HUD AWARDS $12.4 MILLION TO 18 TRIBES NATIONWIDE TO ADDRESS MOLD IN NATIVE AMERICAN AND ALSKA NATIVE COMMUNITIES

The Colville Indian Housing Authority (WA), was among 18 tribes nationwide awarded funds to remove and prevent dangerous mold in more than 1,000 homes.

Pictured: Lourdes M. Castro Ramirez, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, HUD's Office of Public & Indian Housing and Brook Kristovich, Executive Director, Colville Housing Authority.


Rodger Boyd, Office of Native American Programs Deputy Assistant Secretary, announces his retirement.

After 13 years with HUD, Rodger Boyd will retire on October 2, 2015.  As the Deputy Assistant Secretary for HUD's Office of Native American Programs, Mr. Boyd has led HUD's efforts to expand quality, affordable housing, and to spur community and economic development in Indian Country.

Read the Full Announcement




 

 

 



Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Office of Public and Indian Housing, Lourdes Castro Ramírez, meets with Oglala Sioux (Lakota) Tribal Youth.

Pine Ridge Reservation
Read the Full Story

Earlier this summer, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Office of Public and Indian Housing, Lourdes Castro Ramírez, traveled to the Pine Ridge reservation in South Dakota.  During her visit, she met with youth who did not want to dwell on the fact that they live in the second poorest county in the entire nation. Instead, they shared stories of strength and perseverance, and the vision they have for their community.
 
 


Karuk Tribe Wins Low Income Housing Tax Credit Award to Build 30 New Homes
June 2015

The Karuk Tribe in California will build 30 new homes in Yreka, thanks to a recent award of Low Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTCs) from the California Tax Credit Allocation Committee (CTCAC) Native American Pilot Apportionment created last year.  The $11.4 million project, is expected to start construction in early 2016.  The three-, four- and five-bedroom homes will meet the needs of families with children and multi-generational households common to the Karuk Tribe. Read the full story here.


President Obama traveled to Choctaw Nation to launch ConnectHome, an initiative to bring high-speed Internet access to low-income communities.

ObamaOn July 15, 2015, the President traveled to Durant, Oklahoma, to announce ConnectHome, a new initiative with communities, the private sector, and federal government to expand high speed broadband to more children and families living in HUD-assisted housing across the nation.  Over 425 of Choctaw’s assisted households will have access to low-cost, high-speed internet.  ConnectHome will help close the digital gap and provide more Americans digital opportunity. 


PIH Notice 2015-08: Administrative Requirements for Investing IHBG Funds published May 8, 2015.

This Notice establishes the basis upon which the Department will determine if a recipient of Indian Housing Block Grant (IHBG) funds has the administrative capacity to draw down IHBG funds for investment purposes as authorized under Section 204(b) of the Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Act (NAHASDA). Click Here for full text.


ONAP Program Guidance 2015-04: Updated reporting requirements for the SF-425 Federal Financial Report (FFR) published July 31, 2015.

This guidance replaces Notice PIH 2009-46, Program Guidance 2010-10, and Program Guidance 2012-02.

This guidance does not apply to the Indian Housing Block Grant program (IHBG). Program Guidance 2014-07, issued on July 21, 2014, provides specific instructions on the SF-425 for the (IHBG) program. Click Here for full text.


Tribal HUD VASH Update! Dear Tribal Leaders Letter

On July 24, 2015, HUD published a “Dear Tribal Leaders” letter providing an update on the Tribal HUD-Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (HUD VASH) program. The Federal Register Notice to implement the program is now expected to be issued by September 30, 2015. Click Here for a copy of the letter.


YUROK INDIAN HOUSING AUTHORITY, RBC CAPITAL MARKETS AND VITALSPIRIT MAKE HISTORY!

YUROK INDIAN HOUSING AUTHORITY

The Yurok Indian Housing Authority (YIHA), RBC Capital Markets and VitalSpirit break ground on the first ever California Low Income Housing Tax Credit project in Indian Country.  Read full project description here.

 


PD&R’s latest publication explores housing issues in Indian Country with a focus on tribal self-determination

EM Newsletter Front CoverEvidence Matters | Transforming Knowledge Into Housing and Community Development Policy, Spring 2015 - Report explores housing issues in Indian Country with a focus on tribal self-determination. Includes articles on the development and implementation of federal policies that empower tribal self-determination in housing policy, federal and tribal initiatives to improve data concerning Native American populations and examines how tribal communities have addressed unique barriers to homeownership.  Featured tribal communities include: the Cook Inlet Housing Authority, Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians, Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians, Native Village of Kwinhagak, Navajo Nation Housing Authority, Thunder Valley Development Corporation of South Dakota, the Ho-Chunk Community Development Corporation, and the Lumbee Tribe.

In this Issue:


PIH Notice 2015-09: Extension — Total Development Costs (TDC) for Affordable Housing under the Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Act of 1996 (NAHASDA) and Attachment published June 4, 2015.

This Notice extends the program requirements of PIH Notice 2014-06 dated June 19, 2014, and transmit the updated schedule for the maximum amount of funds that may be used for affordable housing under NAHASDA.  Click Here for full text and Attachment (MS-Excel).


Pine Ridge Indian Reservation of the Oglala Sioux Tribe, South Dakota named a 2015 Promise Zone

On April 28, 2015, the Obama Administration announced an additional eight Promise Zones across the country, including the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota.  Promise Zones are high poverty communities where the federal government partners work with local leaders to increase economic activity, improve educational opportunities, leverage private investment, reduce violent crime, enhance public health and address other priorities identified by the community.  All Promise Zones receive priority access to federal investments that further their strategic plans, federal staff on the ground to help them implement their goals, and five full-time AmeriCorps VISTA members to recruit and manage volunteers and strengthen the capacity of the Promise Zone initiatives.  Pine Ridge joins the Choctaw Nation in southeast Oklahoma as tribal Promise Zone designees. 

Pine Ridge Promise Zone Summary

Federal Resources for Rural and Tribal Communities


Native American Housing: Obstacles and Opportunities on April 9, 2015

Native American Image

Archived webcast available at: http://portal.hud.gov/hudportal/HUD?src=/press/multimedia.  

Search for Native American Housing: Obstacles and Opportunities on April 9, 2015.


Section 184 Loan Limits for FY2015 published

The new limits will go into effect for case numbers on or after May 1, 2015.  Click Here to download loan limits by county.


Transition to 2 CFR Part 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards, Final Guidance

On February 26, 2015, HUD published a transition notice to identify and explain significant changes made in 2 CFR part 200, and provide transition guidance and links to additional resource materials.  Click here to download pdf.

2 CFR Part 200 streamlines requirements from eight OMB Circulars: 

  • A-21, Cost Principles for Educational Institutions,
  • A-87, Cost Principles for State, Local and Indian Tribal Governments,
  • A-89, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance,
  • A-102, Grants and Cooperative Agreements With State and Local Governments,
  • A-110, Uniform Administrative Requirements for Grants and Other Agreements with Institutions of Higher Education, Hospitals and Other Non-Profit Organizations,
  • A-122, Cost Principles for Non-Profit Organizations,
  • A-133, Audits of States, Local Governments, and Non-Profit Organizations, and

The guidance in OMB Circular A-50, Audit Follow up, on Single Audit Act follow up.


LGBT Non-Discrimination Dear Tribal Leaders Letter.

On January 28, 2015, HUD published a “Dear Tribal Leaders” letter notifying all tribal leaders that HUD is proposing to make changes to the regulation for HUD’s Indian Housing programs in order to conform to existing rules that require HUD-funded housing be made available regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity, or marital status.  Comments are due 30 days from the date of the letter.  Click Here for a copy of the letter. Click Here for a copy of the Equal Access Final Rule. 


PIH Notice 2015-01: Indian Housing Block Grant (IHBG) Program: Guidance and Procedures for Environmental Reviews under Part 50 published January 9, 2015.

This Notice provides instructions on conducting environmental reviews under 24 CFR Part 50 for tribes that do not assume these responsibilities under 24 CFR Part 58. In addition, it also describes the responsibilities of the HUD Area Office of Native American Programs (AONAP) and defines the information to be provided by recipients to the AONAP Administrator to facilitate HUD’s compliance with environmental review responsibilities under 24 CFR Part 50. Click Here for full text.


Native Asset Building Summit: A Pathway to Economic Self-Determination NHUD-ONAP 2014 Asset Building 2014National Summit held November 12-13th, 2014 in St. Paul, Minnesota.

Presentations and handout materials available online at: http://nativeassets.com/

View presentations on:

  • Financial Education
  • Credit Counseling
  • Rental Readiness & Homeownership
  • Asset Building and the Cherokee Nation
  • Youth Entrepreneurship
  • Support Housing for Homeless Families
  • Urban Indian Community Development
  • Establishing a Creative Economy
  • Meeting your Financial Obligations
  • NABI & AFI How Tribes are Making it Work
  • Best Practices for Administering the Cobell Settlement Funds
  • VITA/EITC
  • "18 monies" and more


Continuity and Change: Demographic, Socioeconomic, and Housing Conditions of American Indians and Alaska Natives

This interim report is part of the National Assessment of Native American, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian Housing Needs, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The project’s overarching purpose is to document the housing needs and conditions of American Indians and Alaska Natives (AIANs) and Native Hawaiians. As a component of this broader project, this specific report examines trends in the circumstances (social, economic, and housing) of the AIAN population using secondary sources, predominantly the products of the U.S. Census Bureau. The final report of this study will merge rich field research data with the findings presented here. Though this report only offers a partial picture, it contains new information about how Native Americans are faring in the Nation today. The housing needs and conditions of Native Hawaiians will be described in a separate report. Download the report here: http://www.huduser.org/portal/publications/commdevl/housing_conditions.html


ONAP Technical Assistance & Training Announcement and Technical Assistance Request Form.


 ONAP Technical Assistance & Training Annoucement

May 2, 2013
The Office of Native American Programs (ONAP) is embarking on an innovative and responsive process of delivering technical assistance and training to tribes and Tribally Designated Housing Entities (TDHE) grantees.  ONAP has awarded grants to the following eight organizations:  ICF International, the National Congress of American Indians, the National American Indian Housing Council, the Association of Alaska Housing Authorities, FirstPic, Econometrica, Pacific American Foundation, and Red Lake Reservation Housing Association.  The goal of this new method of delivery will provide a high level of instruction and cost-effective technical assistance and training to tribes and TDHEs in a more timely manner. 

As in the past years, tribes and TDHE’s will formally request training and technical assistance on a particular need through their respective ONAP Area Office. The ONAP Area Office will coordinate the requested need with one of the successful providers listed above.  Examples of such technical assistance and training include, but are not limited to, the following: 

  • Indian Housing Plan (IHP)
  • Environment Reviews
  • Board of Commissioners
  • Financial and Fiscal Management
  • Procurement
  • Construction
  • Tax Credit & Title VI
  • NAHASDA Essentials
  • Capacity
  • Crime Prevention
  • Program Income
  • Home Buyer Education

For more information, please contact your area ONAP Office

Alaska
(907) 677-9836

Northern Plains
(303) 672-5160

Southern Plains
(405) 609-8520

Hawaii
(808) 457-4662

Eastern Woodlands
 (312) 353-4532   

Northwest
 (206) 220-5270

Southwest
(602) 379-7200

Click here to download a copy of the "Technical Assistance Announcement."


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