September 8, 2011, Senate Committee on Indian Affairs Roundtable Discussion on Housing and Infrastructure Development in Native Communities >>

September 7th, 2011

September 8, 2011, Senate Committee on Indian Affairs Roundtable Discussion on Housing and Infrastructure Development in Native Communities

The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs will host a roundtable discussion titled, “Building Secure Homelands: Housing and Infrastructure Development in Native Communities.” The roundtable will take place on Thursday, September 8th, at 1:00 p.m. EST in Room 628 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building in Washington, D.C.

The roundtable will be hosted by Loretta Tuell, Majority Staff Director and Chief Counsel for the Senate Indian Affairs Committee.

Topics the Committee will discuss include:

• Access to capital for sustainable community development
• Streamlining leasing and title issues for home sites on federal trust lands
• Infrastructure development opportunities for tribes and tribal housing agencies
• Promoting, recruiting, and employing a qualified workforce through quality housing
• Developing innovative housing partnerships between tribes and the private sector

Please RSVP if you plan on attending this roundtable and include any particular issues you would like discussed at the roundtable. To RSVP, please contact Christiane Cardoza at 202-224-2251 or roundtable@indian.senate.gov

For more information about the roundtable or the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, please visit: http://indian.senate.gov/

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