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Reno-Sparks Indian Colony to receive $1.3 million housing grant

Reno-Sparks Indian Colony to receive $1.3 million housing grant
Reno-Sparks Indian Colony to receive $1.3 million housing grant
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The Reno-Sparks Indian Colony is among 17 Native American tribes in Nevada that will receive more than $15 million in grants from the U.S. government.

The grant money from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development is distributed each year to eligible Indian tribes.

The Reno-Sparks Indian colony will receive $1.3 million in 2016.

Stacey Montooth, community information officer for the colony, said the money will be used to maintain and develop new housing for tribal members.

To learn more about the Indian Housing Program, and to see how much of the $15 million each tribe in Nevada will receive, click here.

NevadaDuck Valley Shoshone-Paiute Tribe - Owyhee$2,109,255

Duckwater Shoshone Tribe - Duckwater$489,454

Ely Shoshone Tribe - Ely$642,912

Fallon Reservation - Paiute Shoshone Tribe - Fallon$1,465,238

Fort McDermitt Paiute - Shoshone Tribe - McDermitt$553,334

Las Vegas Tribe of Paiute Indians - Las Vegas$50,282

Lovelock Paiute Tribe - Lovelock$151,431

Moapa Band of Paiute Indians - Moapa$393,849

Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe - Nixon$1,603,739

Reno-Sparks Indian Colony - Reno$1,348,953

Summit Lake Paiute Tribe - Sparks$50,282

Te-Moak Tribe of Western Shoshone - Elko$1,298,792

Walker River Paiute Tribe - Schurz$2,295,575

Washoe Tribe of Nevada & California - Gardnerville$1,753,050

Winnemucca Indian Colony - Reno$50,282

Yerington Paiute Tribe - Yerington$757,724

Yomba-Shoshone Tribe - Austin$293,516

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Nevada Total$15,307,668

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