COVID-19 in Indian Country
The Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde and the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation will receive more than $2.7 million from the American Rescue Plan Act to help them deal with the COVID-19 pandemic.

Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez and Vice President Myron Lizer host an online town hall to provide information about the Emergency Rental Assistance Program.

The Navajo Nation is scheduled to receive nearly $50 million of the funding to help carry out affordable housing activities on the largest reservation in the United States.
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Secretary Marcia L. Fudge of the Department of Housing and Urban Development announces $450 million in Indian Housing Block Grants to tribal nations to respond to COVID-19.

The Department of Housing and Urban Development has awarded a total of $100 million to Tribes as part of HUD’s Indian Community Development Block Grant Imminent Threat program (ICDBG-CARES).

Sen. Martha McSally (R-Arizona) and Martin Heinrich (D-NM) are introducing legislation to authorize a one-time $89 million infusion of funds to provide electricity to homes on the Navajo Nation.

The Department of the Treasury on June 4, 2020, posted a document titled 'Coronavirus Relief Fund: Frequently Asked Questions on Tribal Population.'

A letter has been sent on behalf of every tribal government in California regarding the $8 billion coronavirus relief fund being distributed by the Trump administration under the CARES Act. The four-page letter was sent to Secretary of the Treasury Steve Mnuchin on May 12, 2020. It was submitted by the Tribal Alliance of Sovereign […]

The Department of the Treasury has released a new document regarding distribution of the $8 billion coronavirus relief fund promised to tribal govermnents.

Senators Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) and Tim Scott (R-S.C.) applauded the decision by the Federal Housing Finance Agency to allow the nation’s eleven Federal Home Loan Banks to accept Payment Protection Program loans as collateral.

A message about housing and evictions from Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan (D-Minnesota), who lost her older brother to coronavirus. When we ask folks to stay home, they need to have a home — and no one should have to choose between their home and their health. Today @GovTimWalz and I announced we are suspending evictions […]

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 20, 2020 ***Public Service Announcement*** Update from NHA regarding COVID-19 Yá’át’ééh. This is a public service announcement from the Navajo Housing Authority regarding COVID-19 (coronavirus).   There is a continuing and growing concern over the COVID-19 global pandemic outbreak. The health and welfare of our Navajo Housing Authority (NHA) employees and […]

Tell Congress to Include Tribal Housing in Any New Stimulus Funding Package! Right now, Congress is putting together a package to bolster the economy during the COVID-19 pandemic.   NAIHC has created this campaign to let Congress know the need for tribal housing to be included in any new stimulus funding package!   Funding Tribal […]