$1.2 million in grants coming to Upper Michigan Native American tribes
Wed, 28 Aug 2013 14:51:46 GMT — Two Native American tribes in Michigan's Upper Peninsula have received federal grants to support affordable housing programs. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development says it awarded $1.2 million to the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community and $600,000 to the Hannahville Indian Community. The money was provided under a program designed to help American Indian families who don't have the financial resources to maintain good homes. Each grant's amount is based on a formula that considers local needs and housing units managed by the tribe or another designated manager. Indian communities can use the money for building affordable housing or related activities.
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