NM Tribes Get $2.7 Million In Grants

New Mexico – ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRWG) The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has awarded $2.7 million in grants to two New Mexico tribes.

HUD said Wednesday that the Zuni Pueblo will get $2.2 million while the Jicarilla Apache Housing Authority in Dulce will get $500,000.

HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan says the grants can be used for housing projects or other community development projects, such as health centers or new businesses that will support the communities.

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