"Helping Expedite and Advance Responsible Tribal Homeownership Act" (HEARTH) to reform Federal leasing requirements and encourage housing and community development in Native American communities.
POSTED: January 19, 2011
Encourage Your House Representatives to Support the HEARTH Act!
The National American Indian Housing Council (NAIHC) is asking for your help in encouraging your Representatives in the United States House to support and cosponsor the "Helping Expedite and Advance Responsible Tribal Homeownership" (HEARTH) Act – H.R. 205. NAIHC has developed a sample "Letter of Support" regarding the HEARTH Act for the use of NAIHC membership in corresponding with your Representative. Representative Heinrich has written a letter to his colleagues encouraging them to sign on as cosponsors of HEARTH. Click here for the “Dear Colleague” letter. We fully support Rep. Heinrich’s efforts and want to echo them with our membership and within their Congressional districts.
WRITE YOUR REPRESENTATIVES TODAY
It’s easy; a sample letter is available for your review and use. Please contact your delegates in the U.S. House of Representatives immediately and encourage them to support and consider cosponsoring the HEARTH Act.
Find your elected officials here.
Click here for the HEARTH Act.
Click here for the HEARTH Act “Letter of Support”.
POSTED: June 30, 2010
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs Passes Two Tribal Housing Bills » (PDF: 40KB)
Senator Dorgan Introduces Legislation To Cut Red Tape,
Spur Indian Housing
View Senator Dorgan's press release
MEDIA RELEASE: NAIHC Applauds the House of Representatives for Passing
the Indian Veterans Housing Act
(PDF: 35 KB)
NAIHC Vice-Chair Cheryl Parish Testifies Before House Natural Resources Committee on HEARTH Act
(L-R) House Natural Resources Committee Chairman Nick Rahall, NAIHC Vice-Chair Cheryl Parish, Congressman Dale Kildee and Congressman Martin Heinrich.
Download Press Release (PDF: 37 KB)
Download Hearing Testimony (PDF: 16 KB)
Long Statement for Congressional Record (PDF: 33 KB)
Rep. Heinrich Introduces Bill To Encourage Tribal Control Over Surface Land Leasing
Download HR 2523 (PDF : 39 KB)
NAIHC's Section By Section Analysis of HEARTH Act
Download (PDF: 10 KB)
Read NAIHC White Paper on the Hearth Act (PDF : 34 KB)
Rep. Heinrich Press Release (PDF : 75 KB)
NAIHC Press Release (PDF : 25 KB)