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Content provided by the Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance
14.867 Indian Housing Block Grants

FEDERAL AGENCY:

PUBLIC AND INDIAN HOUSING, DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

AUTHORIZATION:

Native American Housing Assistance and Self- Determination Act (NAHASDA) of 1996, Public Law 104-330.
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To provide Federal assistance for Indian tribes in a manner that recognizes the right of tribal self-governance, and for other purposes.

TYPES OF ASSISTANCE:

Formula Grants.
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USES AND USE RESTRICTIONS:

Affordable housing activities such as: Indian Housing Assistance; Development; Housing Services; Housing Management Services; Crime Prevention and Safety Activities; and Model Activities.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

Applicant Eligibility:   Indian tribes or tribally designated housing entities (TDHE) (to be eligible for Indian housing block grant funds the tribe or TDHE must submit an Indian housing plan that is in compliance with the requirements of Section 102 of NAHASDA).

Beneficiary Eligibility:   Primarily low-income families and in limited cases, over-income families may be eligible.

Credentials/Documentation:   Recipients shall comply with requirements and standards of OMB Circular No. A-133, and specified sections of 24 CFR 85. A Self-governance Indian tribe (Public Law 93- 638) may certify that its administrative requirements meet or exceed the comparable requirements of OMB Circular No. A-133 and 24 CFR 85.

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APPLICATION AND AWARD PROCESS:
Pre-application Coordination:   This program is excluded from coverage under E.O. 12372.

Application Procedure:   Not applicable.

Award Procedure:   Not applicable.

Deadlines:   Indian housing plans must be submitted prior to July 1st of each Federal Fiscal Year.

Range of Approval/Disapproval Time:   Not applicable.

Appeals:   Not applicable.

Renewals:   Not applicable.

ASSISTANCE CONSIDERATIONS:

Formula and Matching Requirements:   Amounts made available for assistance will be allocated to Indian tribes in compliance with the requirements under NAHASDA.

Length and Time Phasing of Assistance:   Indian Housing Block Grant funds are drawn down from the U.S. Treasury based on need using an electronic fund transfer disbursement and information system. Within 2 years of grant award, no less than 90 percent of the grant must be obligated.

POST ASSISTANCE REQUIREMENTS:

Reports:   Recipients are required to submit Grantee Expenditure Data and an Annual Report.

Audits:   In accordance with the provisions of OMB Circular No. A- 133, (Revised, June 24, 1997), "Audits of States, Local Governments, and Non-Profit Organizations," nonfederal entities that expend financial assistance of $300,000 or more in Federal Awards will have a single or a program-specific audit conducted for that year. Nonfederal entities that expend less than $300,000 a year in Federal awards are exempt from Federal audit requirements for the year, except as noted in Circular No. A-133.

Records:   Records must be retained for 3 years from the date the recipient submits to HUD the annual performance report that covers the last expenditure of grant funds under a particular grant.

FINANCIAL INFORMATION:

Account Identification:   86-0313-0-1-604.

Obligations:   (Grants) FY 01 $639,484,678; FY 02 est $648,570,000; and FY 03 $646,600,000.

Range and Average of Financial Assistance:  
$50,282 to $86,438,873; Median grant $867,063.

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PROGRAM ACCOMPLISHMENTS:
Not applicable.

REGULATIONS, GUIDELINES, AND LITERATURE:

24 CFR. 1000.

INFORMATION CONTACTS:

Regional or Local Office:   Inquiries should be addressed to the Administrator, Office of Native American Programs at the appropriate area office (see Catalog Address Appendix IV for HUD Office of Native American Programs area office addresses in Chicago, Denver, Phoenix, Seattle, Oklahoma City and Anchorage).

Headquarters Office:   See Regional Agency Offices. Inquiries should be addressed to the Administrator, Office of Native American Programs at the appropriate area office (see Catalog Address Appendix IV for HUD Office of Native American Programs area office addresses in Chicago, Denver, Phoenix, Seattle, Oklahoma City and Anchorage).

Web Site Address:  
http://www.hud.gov/offices/pih/ih/grants/ihbg.cfm

EXAMPLES OF FUNDED PROJECTS:

Not applicable.

CRITERIA FOR SELECTING PROPOSALS:

Not applicable.

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