Native American Housing: GAO Survey of Tribal Housing Officials (GAO-10-373SP, February 2010), an E-supplement to GAO-10-326

LEVERAGING NAHASDA FUNDS (USING OTHER FUNDS IN CONJUNCTION WITH NAHASDA)

19. How much of a role, if any, does leveraging additional support play in your tribe's/TDHE's ability to fund affordable housing development and activities?
(Please check one.)
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20. What is the reason for your response to Question 19 above?

21. Does your tribe/TDHE, or members of your tribe/TDHE, currently participate in any of the following federal housing programs in conjunction with the IHBG?
(Please check one for each.)
    Participates Does not participate Don't know
  a. HUD Indian Community Development Block Grant
  b. HUD Section 184 Indian Home Loan Guarantee Program
  c. HUD Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly Program
  d. HUD Rural Housing and Economic Development
  e. NAHASDA Title VI Loan Guarantee Program
  f. Bureau of Indian Affairs Housing Improvement Program
  g. Indian Health Service Sanitation Facilities Construction
  h. USDA Section 502 Direct Home Loan Program
  i. USDA Rural Community Development Initiative (RCDI) Grant
  j. USDA Section 515 Rural Rental Housing Loans
  k. Native American Veteran Housing Loan Program
  l. Low-income housing tax credits
  m. Other federal program funds
   

  21n. If you checked "other federal program funds", what other funds are they?

22. (If you answered "participates" for more than one of the above) For the program(s) in which your tribe/TDHE currently participate, what are the three programs from which your tribe/TDHE receives (or benefits from) the most funding?
Please rank the top three programs, with '1' as the program from which your tribe/TDHE receives/benefits from the most funding.
  a. HUD Indian Community Development Block Grant  
  b. HUD Section 184 Indian Home Loan Guarantee Program  
  c. HUD Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly Program  
  d. HUD Rural Housing and Economic Development  
  e. NAHASDA Title VI Loan Guarantee Program  
  f. Bureau of Indian Affairs Housing Improvement Program  
  g. Indian Health Service Sanitation Facilities Construction  
  h. USDA Section 502 Direct Home Loan Program  
  i. USDA Rural Community Development Initiative (RCDI) Grant  
  j. USDA Section 515 Rural Rental Housing Loans  
  k. Native American Veteran Housing Loan Program  
  l. Low-income housing tax credits  
  m. Other federal program funds  
   

  22n. If you checked "other federal program funds" above, please specify these below.

23. What challenges, if any, has your tribe/TDHE experienced in trying to leverage its resources?
(Please check one for each challenge.)
    Very great challenge Great challenge Moderate challenge Some challenge Little or no challenge Don't know/No opinion
  a. Exclusion from some programs due to size
  b. Limited capacity due to resources
  c. Incompatibility among different funding sources (programs)
  d. Lack of coordination between funding sources (agencies)
  e. Reluctance of tribe or tribes in your TDHE to incur debt
  f. Burdensome administrative requirements from funding sources
  g. Limited interest of financial institutions to do business with Native American entities
  h. Other challenges
   

  23i. If you checked "other challenges" above, please describe them below.

24. If you indicated "very great challenge" or "great challenge" to any of the items in Question 23, what are the reasons for your response?

25. How much of a role, if any, do revenues from your commercial tribal enterprises (for example, timber, gaming, energy, etc.) play in providing funding for affordable housing?
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