The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced Tuesday that more than $2.4 million in grants have been awarded to tribal communities in Nevada.
The grant money will be used to improve or create housing for low to moderate income families. The funds may also go towards infrastructure such as roads, water and sewage facilities.
"These funds will help American Indian and Alaska Native tribal governments create sustainable and community-driven solutions," explains HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan. "Housing and infrastructure needs in Indian Country are severe and widespread. I'm inspired by the work the tribal communities are taking on to leverage these funds and get their communities back on the right track."
The competitive program was established in 1977.
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