| HUD Region VI 04-40
August 24, 2004
HUD AND CONGRESSMAN PEARCE PRESENT CHECK FOR $1.5 MILLION IN AFFORDABLE HOUSING FUNDS TO LAGUNA PUEBLO GOVERNOR JOHNSON
ALBUQUERQUE - HUD Albuquerque Field Office Director Marsha Webb and Congressman Steve Pearce today
presented Roland Johnson, Governor of the Pueblo of Laguna, with a check for $1,515,073 in federal assistance to promote affordable housing. The event took place at the Pueblo's Tribal Council Chamber.
"These grants do so much good for so many people," Webb said. "This money will allow the tribe to continue to address the housing needs of its low-income families, including construction of new housing units."
Congressman Pearce said, "These funds will provide precious resources to the Pueblo of Laguna that benefit the
entire community. It will help make it easier for many families to achieve their dream of owning their own home."
needs of their communities.
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