The Trump administration's COVID-19 response efforts in Indian Country are back in the spotlight again on Capitol Hill.
Ever since the Trump administration began consultation on the $8 billion coronavirus relief fund promised to tribal governments more than a month ago, one of the biggest questions on Indian Country's mind has been the distribution formula.
Year three of the Donald Trump presidency is almost over but his administration now has someone in charge of Indian housing.
Secretary Ben Carson is making his first trip to New Mexico and tribal housing is high on his agenda.
Decreased federal assistance has caused a dearth in affordable housing. But one company is working to improve opportunities in Indian Country.
Lawmakers are launching a second attempt to reauthorize a critical Indian housing law that expired four years ago.
The new leader of the Department of Housing and Urban Development made his first visit to Indian Country at the United Native American Housing Association summit in Montana.
President Donald Trump raised alarms when he questioned the legality of tribal housing programs but key lawmakers aren't buying into his line of thinking.
Heidi J. Frechette, who is Menominee, Brothertown and Stockbridge-Munsee, was selected after an eight-month recruitment process.
Tribal housing agencies can't discriminate against anyone based on sexual orientation, gender identity or marital status under a proposal released by the Obama administration.
Renewing the Native American Housing Assistance and Self Determination Act remains a top priority in Indian Country.
The Native American Tourism and Improving Visitor Experience Act (NATIVE Act) does something simple but it could lead to big economic development gains for Native communities across the nation.
Reauthorization of the Native American Housing Assistance and Self Determination Act, tribes and marijuana and the Bernie Sanders presidential campaign were some of the highlights on the closing day of the NCAI winter meeting.
Some of the newest members of the family of Indian nations received funds to address housing conditions and economic development in their communities.
Forecasting the 2016 legislative agenda requires the use of something like a political Rorschach Test.
Council members who profited from the illegal stipend kept the money and some poor Lumbee Indians in need of housing help have been denied it.
An audit concluded that the tribe misspent about $225,000 in Indian Housing Block Grant funds.
The bill is now ready for consideration on the Senate floor, a significant step for a law that expired in September 2013.
The committee will take up S.710 to reauthorize the Native American Housing Assistance and Self Determination Act. The hearing focuses on road safety in Indian Country.
Pamala Silas joins the organization as it continues to push for the reauthorization of the Native American Housing Assistance and Self Determination Act.
With the federal courts and the Bureau of Indian Affairs unlikely to intervene, the National Native American Bar Association is calling on lawyers to address the situation.
The tribe was overpaid $1.2 million in federal housing funds and will have to repay the money.
Supporters are hoping the Senate moves quickly because the Native American Housing Assistance and Self Determination Act expired in September 2013.
Tribal representatives expressed strong support for S.710 but no one from the Department of Housing and Urban Development testified.
The Native American Housing Assistance and Self Determination Act expired in September 2013 but Congress has failed to update it.
The Native American Housing Assistance and Self Determination Act expired in September 2013 and tribes have been pushing hard to renew it.
A divided government in Washington, legislative priorities for tribal programs and compliance with the Indian Child Welfare Act were some of the key issues.
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.
The law expired in 2013 but lawmakers have failed to renew it despite bipartisan support.
H.R.4924, the Bill Williams River Water Rights Settlement Act, and H.R.2455, the Nevada Native Nations Lands Act, passed by voice votes.
Four bills are being considered today and a bill to reauthorize the Native American Housing Assistance and Self Determination Act will be on the agenda tomorrow.
H.R.4329 extends the Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Act.
The chairwoman of the National American Indian Housing Council calls on Congress to reauthorize the Native American Housing Assistance and Self Determination Act.
A bipartisan group of lawmakers in the House introduced a bill to reauthorize the Native American Housing Assistance and Self Determination Act.
The Senate Indian Affairs Committee voted last month to pass S.1352, the Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Reauthorization Act of 2013.
The Senate Indian Affairs Committee will hold a business meeting and hearing next Thursday, November 14.
The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals said the Fort Belknap Indian Community of Montana can't stop the Department of Housing and Urban Development from recovering rent subsidies that were overpaid to the tribal housing authority.
The Senate Indian Affairs Committee held a legislative hearing this afternoon on three bills.
The Senate Indian Affairs Committee holds a legislative hearing tomorrow on three bills.
The Senate Indian Affairs Committee holds a legislative hearing on Wednesday.
Chairman Paul Brooks of the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina explained why he purchased a housing lot, an acquisition that that has generated controversy.
Members of the Oglala Sioux Tribe on their way to Washington, D.C., with the housing unit. Photo from Facebook. The Trail of Hope for Indian Housing has arrived in...
The Senate Indian Affairs Committee held its first hearing of the 113th Congress this afternoon. The hearing focused on Indian housing. Tribal leaders called on Congress to reauthorize the Native...
The Senate Indian Affairs Committee holds its first hearing of the 113th Congress tomorrow. The topic will be Indian housing. It comes as the Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination...
"Today, HUD published updated regulations designed to provide greater access to affordable housing for Native Americans. In 1996, Congress passed the Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Act (NAHASDA) which...
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...
Two members of Oklahoma's Congressional delegation are urging the Obama administration to restore housing funds to the Cherokee Nation. Rep. Dan Boren (D-Oklahoma) and Rep. Tom Cole (R-Oklahoma) say a...