Stauber announces housing funding for 8th District tribes

In a press release, Stauber identified five tribal communities that will receive housing funds.

U.S. Rep. Pete Stauber
U.S. Rep. Pete Stauber

Congressman Pete Stauber, R-Hermantown, announced Wednesday, Feb. 24, the Department of Housing and Urban Development allocated more than $10 million in funds between all five tribes in Minnesota’s 8th Congressional District to help with the development and operation of low-income housing.

“As the nation continues to recover, it is imperative that the pressing needs of tribal communities across rural Minnesota are met,” Stauber stated in a news release. “Therefore, I am pleased to announce critical funds that will help all five tribes within my district develop more affordable housing and economic opportunities. My commitment to our tribal communities remains as strong as ever, and I look forward to delivering more wins on their behalf over the next two years.”

The following tribes will receive funds:

  • Boise Forte Band of Chippewa will receive $1,029,961.

  • Fond Du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa will receive $3,492,377.

  • Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa will receive $415,612.

  • Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe will receive $4,023,388.

  • Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe will receive $1,535,940.

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