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Housing Secretary Carson played role in purchasing $31,000 furniture set
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Housing Secretary Carson played role in purchasing $31,000 furniture set (March 14, 2018)

Secretary Ben Carson played a direct role in the purchase of a $31,561 set of furniture for his office, according to newly released emails.

Housing Secretary Ben Carson slammed for spending amid budget cuts
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Housing Secretary Ben Carson slammed for spending amid budget cuts (February 28, 2018)

Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson is under fire for spending $31,561 on new furniture while seeking more than $100 million in cuts to Indian programs.

High Country News: Private firm brings housing to Indian Country
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High Country News: Private firm brings housing to Indian Country (February 7, 2018)

Decreased federal assistance has caused a dearth in affordable housing. But one company is working to improve opportunities in Indian Country.

Lawmakers seek to reauthorize Indian housing programs questioned by Trump
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Lawmakers seek to reauthorize Indian housing programs questioned by Trump (September 29, 2017)

Lawmakers are launching a second attempt to reauthorize a critical Indian housing law that expired four years ago.

Trump injects 'race' into debate with questions about Indian funding
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Trump injects 'race' into debate with questions about Indian funding (May 8, 2017)

President Donald Trump may not have been able to convince Congress to support his funding priorities but he's striking back in his own way.

NAIHC re-elects Sami Jo Difuntorum as chair during conference
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NAIHC re-elects Sami Jo Difuntorum as chair during conference (May 17, 2016)

The reauthorization of the Native American Housing Assistance and Self Determination Act remains a top priority of the National American Indian Housing Council.

Chairman of Lumbee Tribe concerned about use of HUD funding
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Chairman of Lumbee Tribe concerned about use of HUD funding (April 22, 2016)

A trip to an Indian housing convention in Hawaii is stirring controversy among leaders of the North Carolina tribe.

Tribes awarded $715M in Housing and Urban Development grants
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Tribes awarded $715M in Housing and Urban Development grants (February 17, 2016)

Some of the newest members of the family of Indian nations received funds to address housing conditions and economic development in their communities.

Lakota Country Times: NAIHC presents honor for lifetime service
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Lakota Country Times: NAIHC presents honor for lifetime service (May 21, 2015)

The National American Indian Housing Council presented Paul Iron Cloud with the 2015 George Nelson Outstanding Lifetime Service Award.

Menominee Nation woman hired as executive director for NAIHC
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Menominee Nation woman hired as executive director for NAIHC (April 13, 2015)

Pamala Silas joins the organization as it continues to push for the reauthorization of the Native American Housing Assistance and Self Determination Act.

House moves quickly on bill to renew Indian housing programs
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House moves quickly on bill to renew Indian housing programs (March 24, 2015)

Supporters are hoping the Senate moves quickly because the Native American Housing Assistance and Self Determination Act expired in September 2013.

Bill to reauthorize NAHASDA gets first hearing in 114th Congress
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Bill to reauthorize NAHASDA gets first hearing in 114th Congress (March 12, 2015)

The Native American Housing Assistance and Self Determination Act expired in September 2013 and tribes have been pushing hard to renew it.

Sami Jo Difuntorum: Support needed for Indian housing update
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Sami Jo Difuntorum: Support needed for Indian housing update (January 28, 2015)

Since October 2013, the most effective program for providing safe, affordable, quality housing in Indian country, the Native American Housing and Self Determination Act, has not been reauthorized.

NAIHC welcomes introduction of bill to reauthorize NAHASDA
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NAIHC welcomes introduction of bill to reauthorize NAHASDA (January 14, 2015)

The law expired in 2013 but lawmakers have failed to renew it despite bipartisan support.

House passes measure to reauthorize Indian housing programs
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House passes measure to reauthorize Indian housing programs (December 3, 2014)

The National American Indian Housing Council is now looking for the Senate to move quickly before the end of the 113th Congress.

House to consider bill to reauthorize Indian housing programs
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House to consider bill to reauthorize Indian housing programs (November 28, 2014)

H.R.4329 extends the Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Act.

Sami Jo Difuntorum: Congress must act on Indian housing bill
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Sami Jo Difuntorum: Congress must act on Indian housing bill (November 6, 2014)

The chairwoman of the National American Indian Housing Council calls on Congress to reauthorize the Native American Housing Assistance and Self Determination Act.

Sami Jo Difuntorum elected as leader of Indian housing group
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Sami Jo Difuntorum elected as leader of Indian housing group (June 6, 2014)

Organization held its 40th annual conference in Kansas City, Missouri, this week.

Bipartisan group introduces measure to reauthorize NAHASDA
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Bipartisan group introduces measure to reauthorize NAHASDA (March 19, 2014)

A bipartisan group of lawmakers in the House introduced a bill to reauthorize the Native American Housing Assistance and Self Determination Act.

USDA Blog:  Helping Indian Country  address infrastructure  needs
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USDA Blog: Helping Indian Country address infrastructure needs (November 9, 2012)

"Webinars and Teleconferences are not the raw materials that Tribes use to build the infrastructure that they need. However, at USDA Rural Development we believe that these tools are crucial...

NAIHC congratulates Kevin Washburn on   nomination to BIA
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NAIHC congratulates Kevin Washburn on nomination to BIA (August 6, 2012)

The National American Indian Housing Council congratulated Kevin Washburn on his nomination to lead the Bureau of Indian Affairs. NAIHC successfully lobbied for H.R.205, the Helping Expedite and Advance Responsible...

Indian housing law seen as a boost to economic development
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Indian housing law seen as a boost to economic development (July 31, 2012)

President Barack Obama signs H.R. 205, the HEARTH Act of 2012, in the Oval Office, July 30, 2012. Standing behind the President, from left, are: Bryan Newland, Senior Policy...

NAIHC hopes State of the Union leads to more streamlining
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NAIHC hopes State of the Union leads to more streamlining (January 25, 2012)

Reducing red tape will benefit Indian housing, National American Indian Housing Council Chairwoman Cheryl A. Causley said in response to the 2012 State of the Union on Tuesday night. President...

House committee passes  bill to speed Indian housing process
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House committee passes bill to speed Indian housing process (November 22, 2011)

The House Natural Resources Committee passed H.R.205, the HEARTH Act, by unanimous consent on November 17. The bill allows tribes to develop their own housing regulations. Once approved by the...

NAIHC statement on the passing of Elouise Cobell
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NAIHC statement on the passing of Elouise Cobell (October 17, 2011)

The following is a statement from Cheryl Causley, the chairwoman of the National American Indian Housing Council. On behalf of NAIHC, I extend my condolences to the Blackfeet Nation and...

Tribes   requested thousands of leftover FEMA mobile homes
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Tribes requested thousands of leftover FEMA mobile homes (May 3, 2011)

Housing is so scarce in Indian Country that when the Federal Emergency Management Agency made leftover mobile homes available to tribes, the requests far outpaced the supply. FEMA had 1,000...

HUD Secretary   addresses NAIHC conference in nation's capitol
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HUD Secretary addresses NAIHC conference in nation's capitol (February 17, 2011)

Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan addressed the National American Indian Housing Council at its 2011 legislative conference in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday. Donovan said the Obama administration has...

National American Indian Housing Council holds meeting in DC
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National American Indian Housing Council holds meeting in DC (February 16, 2011)

The National American Indian Housing Council kicked off its 2011 legislative conference in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday. Over 150 tribal leaders and tribal housing professionals are in town to discuss...