As tribal communities continue to grapple with the COVID-19, three lawsuits filed by Indian tribes and tribal organizations regarding inclusion of Alaska Native Corporations in the Coronavirus Relief Fund moved rapidly through the federal court system.
On March 18, 2020, President Trump announced that the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) will suspend evictions and foreclosures through April 2020 due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Funding Notices from Center of Disease Control and Prevention, Indian Health Services and Health and Human Services
This update is on funding notices from, and a town hall to be held by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, funding notices from and Teleconferences with the Indian Health Service and a virtual tribal budget consultation by Health and Human Services.
The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (Cares Act) includes funding to help tribes and tribally designated housing authorities to protect the health and safety of tribal members, communities and staff from COVID-19.
The world continues to respond to the Coronavirus pandemic (“COVID-19”). This is an unprecedented time in our history where economies have become shuttered and a lot of our daily lives have come to a standstill.