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Indian Housing Block Grant Program

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 14.867
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Dec 10, 2020

The Indian Housing Block Grant (IHBG) Program provides grants to develop, maintain, and operate affordable housing in safe and healthy environments on American Indian reservations and in other American Indian areas, and to carry out other affordable housing activities that benefit low-income American Indian families.

Examples of outcomes may include, but are not limited to:

  • Reduction in the number of families living in substandard housing
  • Reduction in overcrowding
  • Increase in homeownership rates
  • Reduction of drug-related crime
  • Elimination of health-related hazards
  • Increased units connected to utilities
  • Accessibility for persons with disabilities
  • Improved energy efficiency

Eligible applicants include Indian Tribes and Tribally designated housing entities.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $5,000,000
Award floor: $100,000
Project period: Up to 5 years
Estimated number of awards: 20
Estimated total program funding: $91,013,382

Application process

Links to the full announcement, application instructions, and the online application process are available through

Applications should be submitted through If needed, applicants may request a waiver to submit a paper application.

Tagged as
American Indian, Alaska Native, or Native Hawaiian · Housing and homelessness · Human services · People with disabilities · Poverty · Public health

For complete information about funding programs, including your application status, please contact funders directly. Summaries are provided for your convenience only. RHIhub does not take part in application processes or monitor application status.