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August 13, 2004
BUSH ADMINISTRATION ANNOUNCES MORE $890,000 IN AFFORDABLE HOUSING FUNDS FOR HALIWA-SAPONI TRIBE
GREENSBORO - The Haliwa-Saponi Tribe in North Carolina will receive $890,584 in federal assistance to promote affordable housing, Housing and Urban Development Secretary Alphonso Jackson announced today.
"These grants do so much good for so many people," Jackson said. "This money helps Native American communities
do the critical work of providing affordable housing and helping our most vulnerable neighbors."
needs of their communities.
HUD is the nation's housing agency committed to increasing homeownership, particularly
among minorities; creating affordable housing opportunities for low-income Americans;
and supporting the homeless, elderly, people with disabilities and people living
with AIDS. The Department also promotes economic and community development as
well as enforces the nation's fair housing laws. More information about HUD and its programs is available on the Internet and espanol.hud.gov.