Tribal Leaders Handbook on Homeownership


As Native populations grow rapidly, tribal leaders are challenged as never before to provide their members decent housing. Expanding homeownership is a huge part of the solution for reservations and Indian areas, but until recently lenders just didn't extend home loans in Indian Country. The Tribal Leaders Handbook on Homeownership is the essential guide to understanding a process that has so much potential but is still in its infancy. The handbook is your guide to the new mortgage programs (government and private), the new kinds of lenders (loan funds, Native CDFIs), and the new energies that are transforming Indian housing.

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Kunesh, Patrice H., ed. 2018. Tribal Leaders Handbook on Homeownership. Center for Indian Country Development of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis and Enterprise Community Partners. Minneapolis, MN: Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis.

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