Hoeven Announces More Than $20.2 Million to Help North Dakota Tribes Develop and Operate Affordable Housing

WASHINGTON – Senator John Hoeven, chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs and a member of the Senate Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Subcommittee on Appropriations, today announced that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has awarded more than $20.2 million to four tribes in North Dakota. The funds are awarded through HUD’s Indian Housing Block Grant (IHBG) program and will help the tribes develop and operate low-income housing. Details are as follows:

  • Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians – $6,832,865
  • Standing Rock Sioux Tribe – $5,517,905
  • Three Affiliated Tribes of Fort Berthold – $4,940,899
  • Spirit Lake Tribe – $2,930,639

“Safe and affordable housing, including in Indian Country, is essential to the safety and well-being of individuals and families, regardless of their circumstances,” Hoeven said. “Today’s funds will help the Turtle Mountain, Standing Rock, Three Affiliated and Spirit Lake tribes provide quality housing opportunities.”