By Mark FogartyWhat would it take to have 250,000 mortgages in Indian country? Everything that’s being done now, on steroids. And new participants, and new thinking.
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By Mark FogartyThe most successful Indian mortgages program to date has been the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Section 184 loan.
By Mark FogartyNative CDFIs tend to be homegrown, and are run by tribal members that have expert knowledge for what reservation communities want and need.
By Mark FogartyOne hundred tribes have signed MOUs, passing 1,000 loans from the VA’s Trust Land Mortgage Program to assist with veteran housing and mortgages.
By Mark FogartyThe new Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development is placing a priority on consultation with tribes on the Indian housing programs.
By Mark FogartyVeterans housing on two reservations to receive grants to assist with home rehabs through the Home Depot Foundation and the Housing Assistance Council.
By Mark FogartyMembers of Congress heard arguments on why NAHASDA needs to be reauthorized, along with why federal Indian housing funds should be a priority for lawmakers.
By Mark FogartyThe federal Section 184 American Indian mortgages program may have been zeroed out in President Trump’s budget, but loans will still be made.
By Mark FogartyThe Northwest Area Foundation has started a webpage to benefit Native CDFIs to benefit reservations where financial institutions are scarce.