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 […]
Rural Innovation Fund
We obtained a HUD Rural Innovation Grant for $2,000,0000 that we matched with $1,000,0000 of our own funds to design and build 18 energy efficient and low-maintenance, low-rent houses. Two houses were placed in each District.
Makoce Na Mni Waste (Good Earth and Water)
Through a Bush Community Innovation Grant, we are bringing all tribal and federal stakeholders on the Pine Ridge Reservation together to set up effective water, wastewater, and solid waste management systems under a new type of management entity for operations, maintenance, upgrade, and new infrastructure and planning and development.
Elders Get Renovated Homes at Cherry Hill
Over the past 3 years Oglala Sioux Lakota Housing (OSLH) has worked on renovating the 32 units reserved for the elderly and disabled at the Cherry Hill Complex in Pine Ridge Village. The 600 square foot 1-bedroom units were originally built in the mid 1960s. We obtained two grants from […]
Tipi Isam Waste (ICDBG 15.1)
We obtained an Indian Community Development Block Grant 2015 Category 1 grant of $1,100,000 with $366,667 leverage for low-rent units including 74 exteriors (windows, doors, siding), 139 roofs, meth remediation, and renovation of 30 units.
Cherry Hill Elderly and Disabled Units Renovation
We obtained two Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines Affordable Housing Program grants in 2012 and 2013, and fully renovated 31 of 32 (one had already been renovated) units at the Cherry Hill Elderly Housing in Pine Ridge Village.
Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines Affordable Housing Program 2011
We obtained $450,000 from the Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines with leverage of $96,155 and rehabbed 15 low-rent units.