01.27.06

Burr: Eastern Band of Cherokee to Receive $500,000 in HUD Funding

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Senator Richard Burr today announced $500,000 in federal funding for the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. The grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development will help develop the communities of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians through better housing and economic opportunities.

"Housing and Urban Development funds are important to creating a healthy living environment, job growth and economic development for North Carolina," said Senator Burr. "These funds will help the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians expand economic opportunities."

Housing and Urban Development funds for the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians will provide suitable housing, economic opportunities, and create a positive living environment.


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