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SWTHA Business Meeting and Training
June 12-14, 2018
AMERIND Risk, Santa Ana Pueblo, NM

Don’t miss the Indian Housing Law Training Session with Tim Humphrey!

For more information, and to register, please click here.          Deadline to register is May 23, 2018

Santo Domingo Seeking Finance Officer

The Santo Domingo Housing Authority is looking to hire a qualified Finance Officer who is proficient in MIP fund accounting.

Please click below to download the Job Announcement.

Job Announcement–Finance Officer Short Form 04-13-18)


The AMERIND Risk Safety Poster Contest

Voting for the Region 8 contestants has ended. Winners for Region 8 are as follows:

Grade K – 3: Hualapai         Grade 4 – 6: Hualapai           Grade 7-8: Zuni

 VOTE for the national winners on AMERIND Risk website.


Congratulations to the Region 8

AMERIND Risk Scholarship Award winners!

Freshman: Heaven Talachy, Nambe Pueblo and Kyla Silas, Hopi

Sophomore: Tara Duran, Pueblo of Pojoaque and TJ Henry, White. Mtn. Apache

Junior: Brendon Gallegos, Pueblo of Pojoaque and Leslie Vallo, Pueblo of Acoma

Senior: Dominic Peacock, Pueblo of Acoma and Josephine Phillips, Pueblo of Acoma

Graduate: Gilbert Valdez, Ysleta Del Sur and Trisha Reid, Zia Pueblo

Final FY 2018 Spending Bill Passed, Includes Additional $100 million for Tribal Housing

Click here to read more about the Bill.

2018 Tribal Self-Governance Annual Conference

April 22-26, 2018  –  Albuquerque, NM

Visit www.tribalselfgov.org for more information.

Help House Native American Veterans

Permit Use of Tribal HUD-VASH Vouchers for All Housing Units on Indian Lands

Click below to read more information on HUD-VASH.

Housing Tribal HUD-VASH one pager 2018

HUD Section 184 Listening Sessions

HUD invites Tribal Leaders or their designee to express their comments on Section 184 regulations at several upcoming Listening Sessions. Download the 2018-3-12_Section184ListeningSessions for dates and places. Review the ONAP Section 184 Consultation-Read-Ahead Document for more information.

Upload the sample letter, that Stetson Law Offices prepared for their clients, objecting to HUD’s characterization of the “Listening Session” held on March 5 as “Tribal Consultation” .   If you or you tribal leadership wish to send in a version of the letter, please do.  You have permission to modify it in any way you wish.

Welcome to the Southwest Tribal Housing Alliance (SWTHA) website. SWTHA is a non-profit organization established in May 2009 representing Indian Housing Authorities and Tribal Housing Departments in the states of Arizona, New Mexico, and West Texas, also known as Region VIII. SWTHA’s purpose is to assist its members in addressing the housing needs of low-income Indian families in the Tri-State area. We encourage your organization to join us for a unified approach in combating housing needs of our Region.

To be the Southwest Tribal voice of housing by providing relevant, timely information, resources and a valuable network for the SWTHA membership.

Region VIII Tribal Housing Advocate.

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