Pandemic Relief Infuses Funds For Affordable Housing On Reservation

The Salish and Kootenai Housing Authority in Montana plans to use pandemic relief funds to build about as many homes in the next year as it has in the past 25. It has struggled to provide much-needed affordable housing the Indian Housing Block Grant, which was created to fund affordable housing on tribal reservations. “I haven’t counted, but I would bet at least 50 families or individuals will be housed because of this money,” said Jody Perez, executive director of the Salish and Kootenai Housing Authority.

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