Housing Assistance: An Inventory of Fiscal Year 2010 Programs, Tax Expenditures, and Other Activities

U.S. Government Accountability Office

Indian Community Development Block Grant (ICDBG) Program

Administering Agency/Entity Department of Housing and Urban Development
Short Description Provides competitive grants to eligible Indian tribes and Alaska Native Villages to improve housing stock, provide community facilities, make infrastructure improvements, fund microenterprises, and expand job opportunities. Eligible activities include housing rehabilitation, acquisition of land for housing, and assistance for homeownership opportunities for low- and moderate-income persons. Grantees may also use funds for construction of single- or multi-use facilities, streets, and, public facilities. They also may use funds for economic development projects, especially those sponsored by nonprofit tribal organizations or local development corporations.
Primary Purpose Supports housing and other activities
Type of Housing Supported Both
Type of Assistance Grant
Fiscal Year 2010 Obligations Obligations for the ICDBG in fiscal year 2010 were $65.332 million; some amount of obligations may be attributable to activities related to housing.

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