| HUD Region VI 04-42
August 20, 2004
BUSH ADMINISTRATION ANNOUNCES $1.2 MILLION IN AFFORDABLE HOUSING FUNDS FOR JICARILLA APACHE NATION IN NEW MEXICO
ALBUQUERQUE - The Jirarilla Apache Nation in New Mexico will receive $1,292,601 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.
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