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Upcoming HUD Trainings

NAIHC, in conjunction with HUD, provides training on multiple topics related to the effective administration of your housing program. This training is free and available to all IHBG grantees. Click here to see more information about topics and dates in 2014-2015.


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Request for Proposals (RFP) Delivery of Training and Technical Assistance Services

NAIHC is requesting proposals from qualified individuals and firms for delivery of Training and Technical Assistance Services. Proposal deadline is December 15, 2014 at 5:00 pm EST. Please submit your proposals electronically to:

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2015 Annual Convention
Call for Presentations

NAIHC is requesting training ideas for the 2015 Annual Convention. The deadline for proposals is close of business, December 31, 2014. Submit your idea here.

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From the Chair

To say the National American Indian Housing Council (NAIHC) is undergoing change would be an understatement. It's been three months since our 40th Annual Convention and Members' Meeting in Kansas City, Missouri. During the annual convention, the future of NAIHC was a topic of both concern and aspiration. I am excited to share some of the progressive decisions implemented by the NAIHC Board of Directors (BOD) and staff in the ensuing months.

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2014 Resolutions

Three resolutions were passed during the Annual Members’ Meeting on June 5, 2014, in Kansas City, MO. Please click here to see the complete resolutions. Shawn Pensoneau, Director of the Office of Governmental Affairs can answer any questions at or 202-454-0928.

National American Indian Housing Council elects Sami Jo Difuntorum as new Chairwoman

During the 40th Annual convention and Trade Show in Kansas City, Missouri, NAIHC selected a new Chair to lead the organization for the next two years. Click here for more information.

Native Housing Update

Latest issue: September 18 2014

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Federal Monitor

A newsletter providing information on issues of importance for Indian housing.

December 11, 2014
Topics covered: Fiscal Year 2015 Spending Package, Congress' Schedule Sets New Dates

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NAHASDA Reauthorization

The Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Act of 1996 (NAHASDA) is scheduled for reauthorization in 2013. NAIHC conducted a comprehensive outreach effort to solicit input from its membership to be included in reauthorization of the NAHASDA statute.

On July 31, the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs held a hearing on NAHASDA reauthorization bill S. 1352. NAIHC representatives attended and Chairwoman Causley provided written testimony. Click here to read the full testimony.

NAHASDA Reauthorization Timeline (PDF)

NAHASDA Reauthorization Discussion Draft Bill (PDF)

Section by Section Summary of NAIHC Discussion Draft (PDF)

NAHASDA Reauthorization Matrix Document (PDF)

NAIHC’s additional comments on S. 1352 to the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs (PDF)

NAIHC NAHASDA Reauthorization One-Pager (PDF)

NAIHC NAHASDA Reauthorization White Paper (PDF)

Sample Tribal NAHASDA Resolution Template in support of NAHASDA (PDF)

Sample Tribal Letter To Congress in support of NAHASDA (PDF)

NAHASDA as Amended (PDF)

NAHASDA Regulations (PDF)