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File #: 21-057    Version: 2 Name: N/A
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 6/2/2021 In control: TRIBAL COUNCIL
On agenda: 6/14/2021 Final action: 6/18/2021
Enactment date: 6/14/2021 Enactment #: R-028-21
Title: A RESOLUTION APPROVING AND AUTHORIZING THE SUBMISSION OF THE INDIAN HOUSING PLAN TO THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT FOR THE 2021 INDIAN HOUSING BLOCK GRANT - AMERICAN RESCUE PLAN (IHBG-ARP) FUNDING
Sponsors: Mike Shambaugh, Joe Deere, Keith Austin, Harley Buzzard, Joe Byrd, Julia Coates, Shawn Crittenden, Mike Dobbins, Canaan Duncan , Daryl Legg, Rex Jordan, Dora Patzkowski, Wes Nofire, Mary Baker Shaw, E. O. "JR." Smith, Janees Taylor, Victoria Vazquez
Indexes: American Rescue Plan Act , Block Grant, Indian Housing Plan
Code sections: N/A - Not Applicable
Attachments: 1. R-28-21.PDF

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A RESOLUTION APPROVING AND AUTHORIZING THE SUBMISSION OF THE INDIAN HOUSING PLAN TO THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT FOR THE 2021 INDIAN HOUSING BLOCK GRANT - AMERICAN RESCUE PLAN (IHBG-ARP) FUNDING

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WHEREAS, the Cherokee Nation since time immemorial has exercised the sovereign rights of self-government in behalf of the Cherokee people;

 

WHEREAS, the Cherokee Nation is a federally recognized Indian Nation with a historic and continual government to government relationship with the United States of America;

 

WHEREAS, the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARP) provides additional funding for the Indian Housing Block Grant (IHBG) based on the 2021 Indian Housing Block Grant allocations for eligible affordable housing activities to prevent, prepare for, and respond to the COVID-19 pandemic and requires tribes to submit an abbreviated Indian Housing Plan to access funding amounts;

 

WHEREAS, the Indian Housing plan must be in a format prescribed by the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development;

 

WHEREAS, the proposed 2021 IHBG-ARP Indian Housing Plan is attached and meets the Cherokee Nation priorities and fulfills HUD requirements for approval;

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CHEROKEE NATION, that the attached IHBG-ARP Indian Housing Plan is approved and shall be submitted to the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development by the Housing Authority of the Cherokee Nation;

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED BY THE CHEROKEE NATION, that should the Department of Housing and Urban Development require changes upon its review of the submitted plan, and these changes do not reflect substantial or material modifications as determined by the Housing Authority Executive Director or Deputy Executive Director, then the changes, additions, deletions, and/or modifications may be made and returned to HUD for further consideration without further Council attention.