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Lumbee Tribe awaits approval for rest of housing funds

The Department of Housing and Urban Development is still holding back some of the funds it previously awarded to the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina.

HUD officials withheld the money due to concerns over the tribe's handling of the housing program. Most of it has been released, but at least $500,000 is being held back, The Fayetteville Observer reports.

The tribe also needs a waiver from HUD to continue building houses. Approval is pending in Washington, D.C.

Get the Story:
HUD still retains part of Lumbee grant funds (The Fayetteville Observer 7/16)

Relevant Links:
Official Lumbee Tribe website -

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