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Office of Governmental Affairs

The Office of Governmental Affairs, originally the Coalition for Indian Housing and Development, represents the unique and historic interests of tribes and tribally designated housing entities on American Indian and Alaska Native housing issues.

Goals:

  • To maintain relationships with Members of Congress and their staff.
  • To maintain a relationship with the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development.
  • To provide advocacy to tribes and tribally designated housing entities.
  • To represent NAIHC before the Congress and the federal government to advocate for legislation and policy favorable to American Indian and Alaska Native housing needs.

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January 5, 2017

1pm EST

Legislative Committee Meeting Agenda 01/05/2017


February 2, 2017

1pm EST

020117 LC Meeting Agenda


March 6, 2017

1:30pm ESt

030617 LC Agenda

House and Senate leadership released calendars for the first session of the 115th Congress in 2017. Both chambers will be in session for a total of 139 days. The Senate is schedule to be in session for an additional 50 days for a total of 189 days in session and the House is schedule to be in session for an additional six days for a total of 145 days in session.

The chambers will recess the third full week of February, the second and third weeks of April, the first week of July, the entire month of August, the third full week of November, and the last two weeks of December. See the calendar from CQ Roll Call below for a visual representation.

 

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2017 Congressional Calendar

Assessment of Native American, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian Housing Needs

HUD is currently conducting an Assessment of Native American, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian Housing Needs in response to a Congressional mandate for a study of the housing needs of Native Americans…

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