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Lower Sioux, Upper Sioux Indian Communities receive affordable housing grants

Two area Indian Communities received grants this week to help with affordable housing.

On Thursday the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced $13.1 million to Minnesota Tribes to help carry out affordable housing activities to protect the safety and health of their Tribal members and communities.  The Lower Sioux Indian Community has received $122,455, while the Upper Sioux Indian Community will receive $198,289.

The amount of each grant is based on a formula that considers local needs and housing units managed. Eligible activities for the funds include housing development, operation and maintenance, modernization of existing housing, and crime prevention and safety activities.

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