4 SuAnne Center Drive, Pine Ridge, SD 57770

(605) 867-5161 jhaas@oslh.org

Tipi Zannika (Healthy Homes) Mold Remediation Program

In 2008, the Oglala Sioux Tribe asked us to do something about the rampant mold problem in the low-rent units. From 2009 to 2018, we obtained six Indian Community Development Block grants and remediated mold in and renovated 697 houses (734 bathrooms, 51 kitchens, 371 basements).
Following is a list of mold remediation projects the Tipi Zannika Program has completed:

TZ 1 2009

Used a $900,000 grant from HUD and $300,000 from OSLH for mold remediation in 78 units (129 bathrooms, 64 basements). Completed in September 2011.

TZ 2 2010

Used a $1,100,000 grant from HUD and $366,667 from OSLH for mold remediation in 156 units (192 bathrooms, 102 basements, 26 crawlspaces, 2 full renovations, 5 fully handicapped accessible). Completed in December 2012.

TZ3 2011

Used a $1,100,000 grant from HUD and $366,667 from OSLH for mold remediation in 165 units (170 bathrooms, 90 basements, 3 full renovations). Completed in September 2013.

TZ4 2013

Used a $1,100,000 grant from HUD and $366,667 from OSLH for mold remediation in 132 units (107 bathrooms, 41 kitchens, 39 basements, 8 total renovations). Completed in June 2015.

TZ5 2014 Category 2

Using a $400,000 grant from HUD and $171,429 from OSLH to target 75 units (70 bathrooms, 25 basements and 10 kitchens). The project was funded in October 2014. We obtained environmental reviews and began renovations in July 2015. The project has an estimated completion of September 2016.

TZ6 15 Category 2

Using an $800,000 grant from HUD and $342,860 from OSLH to target 150 units (140 bathrooms, 50 basements and 20 kitchens). We are doing environmental reviews now and will start renovations in October 2016 with a completion target date of September 2017.