Washington, DC – U.S. Senator Tim Johnson (D-SD) announced today that the Sicangu Wicoti Awanyakape, that serves the Rosebud Sioux Tribe, will receive an Indian Housing Block Grant Award of $1,763,152 for activities consistent with the tribes housing plan.
As South Dakota continues to strive to end homelessness in South Dakota, The South Dakota Housing Development Authority (SDHDA), is partnering with the South Dakota State Interagency Council and the Statewide Housing for the Homeless Consortium, to host the 3rd Annual Statewide Homeless Summit, which will be held March 4th and 5th, 2008 at Cedar Shores Resort in Oacoma.
Emergency Shelter Grants are available for existing South Dakota emergency housing shelters to improve or expand their facilities. The South Dakota Housing Development Authority (SDHDA) Board of Commissioners anticipates $342,000 will be available for their Emergency Shelter Grants (ESG) Program in FY’08. Since the ESG Program’s inception 21 years ago, SDHDA has awarded over $5.2 million directly to shelters statewide.
Washington, DC, October 18, 2007 – U.S. Senator Tim Johnson (D-SD) announced today that the Lower Brule Sioux Tribe and the Sisseton-Wahpeton Housing Authority will receive Indian Community Development Block Grants totaling $2,000,000 for the development of housing, suitable living environments, and economic opportunities
WASHINGTON, September 10, 2007 – Housing and Urban Development Secretary Alphonso Jackson today awarded $566,000 to two rural housing programs in South Dakota to stimulate economic development, create jobs and produce more affordable housing.
Pierre, September 5, 2007 – The South Dakota Housing for the Homeless Consortium (Consortium) is conducting a one-day survey on September 20, 2007 to count the number of homeless families and individuals throughout South Dakota
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