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$13M for Native Hawaiian Affordable Housing

·By civilbeat

DC808 reports:

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development is granting $12.7 million in funding to produce affordable housing for low-income Native Hawaiian families.

The Department of Hawaiian Home Lands will administer the funds as part of the Native Hawaiian Housing Block Grant Program which, since it began in 2002, has “rehabilitated more than 460 housing units,” according to a HUD press release.

Quote from HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan:

I’m extremely proud of our close association with the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands over these past ten years. As our housing markets continue to recover,