Tagged HUD


HUD awards grant to White Earth Nation

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development awarded $9 million in Healthy Homes Production grants to twelve tribal agencies to protect children and families from home health and safety standards, including $750,000 to the White Earth Nation. “As a pediatric neurosurgeon I have seen firsthand the negative impacts health hazards in the home have…


Bemidji HRA receives funds

The Bemidji Housing and Redevelopment Authority was awarded $32,503 as part of CARES Act funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. According to a release, the $5.6 million in funding to 60 public housing authorities throughout Minnesota are designed to help low-income Minnesotans secure and retain affordable housing amid the pandemic. “This…


Bemidji City Council interested in seeing new housing development

The Bemidji City Council has some interest in creating a Tax Increment Financing, or TIF, district for a new housing development in the city. The housing project, “Mountain View Meadows” according to Puddle Duck Properties leader Mitch Rautio, will incorporate both single-family homes and multi-family units with income thresholds. The development wouldn’t be affordable or…


Council to discuss contracts during meeting Monday

The Bemidji City Council will virtually meet again this Monday. According to the agenda, citizens with business can submit their comments before 3 p.m. Monday via email to the city clerk. Under new business, the council will consider a couple of contracts. The first contract, between DEED and the city, is for a small cities…

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