Lumbee Tribe Receives Grants to Support Veterans at Risk of Homelessness

The US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), in collaboration with the Department of Veterans Affairs, awarded the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina a grant that will allow them to double their services to veterans who are experiencing or at risk of homelessness. In total, the federal government has awarded $4.4 million in in Tribal HUD-Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing grants to 28 tribes and tribally designated housing entities. “There were only five tribes across the nation that got this. It just tells how far our housing department has come. It tells the commitment they have to veterans,” said Lumbee tribal chairman Harvey Godwin Jr.

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