Martin Burn Unit #2201
On January 20, 2021, rental unit 2201 Governors House, located south of Martin, was totally destroyed by fire. The cause of the fire was undetermined in the investigation by the Martin Volunteer Fire Department. The night of the fire, we had wind gusts up to 40 mph. We contacted our […]
Indian Community Development Block Grant 2015
Renovation of Low-rent Unit Exteriors and Remediation of 21 Houses Contaminated by Meth Oglala Sioux Lakota Housing was funded in early 2016 under the Indian Community Development Block Grant 2015 Category 1 competition for $1,100,000 from HUD with leverage of $366,667 from our own funds to redo 61 exteriors (windows, […]
Title VI Housing Development
We obtained the first HUD Title VI Guaranteed loan in South Dakota in 2015 to do infrastructure and lot development, and placed 45 South Dakota Governor’s Homes as low-rent units throughout the Reservation by 2018.
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.
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.