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Tribal Housing Activities Loan Guarantee Program

Detailed information about this program is below:

Category Information About This Specific Program
Title U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Tribal Housing Activities Loan Guarantee Program (Title VI), Catalogue of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number 14.869
Purpose The purpose of the Title VI loan guarantee is to assist tribes, tribally designated housing entities and Alaskan villages to obtain private financing for affordable housing activities.
Type of Assistance Loan Guarantee
Eligible Applicants Eligible Title VI borrowers are recipients of the Indian Housing Block Grant (IHBG).
Eligible Activities Title VI is used to finance affordable housing activities that are eligible under IHBG. These include new or rehabilitated housing, infrastructure, housing assistance and services, crime prevention and safety, architectural and engineering services, financing costs and approved model activities that have included community facilities and warehouses.
Excluded Activities/Other Restrictions  
Pre-Funding Requirements (if applicable) An environmental impact assessment may be required.
Typical Award Amount (if applicable) There is no minimum loan amount. The maximum loan that can be guaranteed is five times the “need portion” of the tribe’s annual IHBG. A tribe or tribally designated housing entity may have one or more Title VI loans, but the combined total may not exceed the maximum guarantee amount.
Total Awarded Fiscal Year 2017 (if applicable) $17,857,142.86
Match Requirement (if applicable) None
Solicitation Process/Timeline The requests are “first come, first served.” There is no application deadline for Title VI, and the guarantee is not competitive.
Proposal Elements/Scoring Criteria The guarantee is not competitive and applications are not scored.
Contact Information (primary contact and website or other source) Robert Lamp, Loan Guarantee Specialist
HUD Office of Native American Programs (ONAP)
Phone: (202) 402-4134
CFDA Number 14.869 web page
Tribal Housing Activities Loan Guarantee Program (Title VI) Website
Website Information about Successful Tribal Applicants/Projects Title VI Success Stories website
Headquarters Office U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Office of Native American Programs
451 7th Street SW, Room 5156
Washington, D.C. 20410