Struggling Alaska Native American veterans must be made aware of $840K in rental assistance

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Some important news for Native American veterans in Alaska, that may be experiencing homelessness or at risk of experiencing homelessness in the region.

The Department of Housing and Urban Development have announced an award of about $840K in rental assistance.

Funding was awarded to two existing Tribal HUD-VASH grantees, Cook Inlet Housing Authority and Tohono O’odham Ki:Ki Housing Authority, and one new Tribal HUD-VASH grantee, White Mountain Apache Housing Authority.

“Our Veterans sacrifice so much to keep us safe. The least we can do is make sure they have a safe and stable place to call home,” said Deputy Secretary Adrianne Todman in the HUD release “This is funding that can and will help Alaska Native Veterans find relief – and find home.”

The breakdown is as follows..

The Cook Inlet Housing Authority in Anchorage will receive $154,869 to “provide rental assistance to approximately 10 Native American Veterans, as well as administrative funding to support the program during the period of performance.”

The Tohono O’odham Ki:Ki Housing Authority in sells will receive $500,034 to “provide rental assistance to approximately 20 Native American veterans, as well as administrative funding to support the program during the period of performance.”

And the White Mountain Apache Housing Authority in White River will receive $185,940 to “provide rental assistance to approximately 15 Native American veterans, as well as administrative funding to support the program during the period of performance.”

You can read the original announcement HERE.

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