NCAI's Partnership for Tribal Governance and the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis's Center for Indian Country Development (CICD) are partnering to present a four-part webinar series in January on increasing homeownership across Indian Country. Based on CICD's Tribes Leaders Handbook on Homeownership, the series will inform tribal leaders, tribal housing staff, and their partners about best practices for homeownership program development and growth. The four webinars are as follows:
Thursday, January 9, 3:00 to 4:30 p.m. EST: OVERVIEW OF HOMEOWNERSHIP IN INDIAN COUNTRY (To register, click here)
Topics will include an overview of the Tribal Leaders Handbook on Homeownership; how tribal leaders can support homeownership; and planning to drive tribal citizen self-sufficiency and asset building, economic development, and community transformation through homeownership development.
Thursday, January 16, 3:00 to 4:30 p.m. EST: ASSESSING COMMUNITY NEEDS (To register, click here)
Topics will include the evolution of housing programs in Indian Country; navigating land issues; assessing tribal members' needs; and preparing families for homeownership.
Thursday, January 23, 3:00 to 4:30 p.m. EST: PARTNERSHIPS AND FINANCING (To register, click here)
Topics will include partnering on homeownership, and lending processes to optimize homeownership.
Thursday, January 30, 3:00 to 4:30 p.m. EST: MAKING HOMEOWNERSHIP AFFORDABLE (To register, click here)
Topics will include making homeownership affordable, home design and construction: making the right choices, and manufactured homes: an affordable homeownership option.