Herseth Sandlin Announces $3 Million Grant for Sisseton-Wahpeton Housing Authority

Washington, DC - July 20, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, Rep. Stephanie Herseth Sandlin announced that the Sisseton-Wahpeton Housing Authority is the recipient of a Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Indian Housing Block Grant in the amount of $3,036,849. These funds may be used by the tribe for a variety of eligible housing activities.

Secretary Donovan approves Recovery Act Plans for two communities in South Dakota to revitalize...

WASHINGTON, DC - July 16, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan today approved plans for Rapid City and the City of Sioux Falls to use $354,383 in federal grants to help stabilize and revive local neighborhoods, rehabilitate affordable housing, and improve key public facilities. Individually, Rapid City is receiving $132,734 and the City of Sioux Falls is receiving $221,649. Funded through American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, HUD’s Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program will support state and local community development while stimulating employment.

Funds Available for Existing Emergency Housing Shelters

Pierre, SD - January 13, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Through the Office of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Emergency Shelter Grants are available for existing South Dakota emergency housing shelters to improve or expand their facilities.


Governor’s House Program Marks 15 Years, 1,800 Homes

PIERRE, S.D. - February 18, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- As it enters its 15th year, the South Dakota Governor's House Program has built and placed more than 1,800 homes in South Dakota according to the South Dakota Housing Development Authority, which administers the program.


“Friend of Housing” Award Goes to Jeff Mitchell

South Dakota Housing Development Authority (SDHDA) awarded Jeff Mitchell with the “Friend of Housing” award during SDHDA’s 26th Annual Housing Conference held last week in Pierre. Mr. Mitchell was honored for his dedication and contribution to affordable housing in South Dakota. He serves as an integral housing advocate to his community and also to the region on housing related issues.