Colorado decision puts HUD Indian housing funds on ice

Wednesday, September 13, 2006 10:30 pm
August, 2006
HUD has frozen nearly $300 million of a $620 million national pool of Indian housing block grants in response to a Colorado lawsuit. In a June 9th letter, HUD Assistant Secretary Orlando Cabrera stated that the freeze became necessary when the U.S. District Court of Colorado ruled against HUD in favor of the Fort Peck Housing Authority.

The matter arose when HUD offic[..]