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Chemehuevi Indian Tribe of California


The Federal Home Bank of San Francisco has awarded more than $38 million to subsidize 123 housing initiatives through its Affordable Housing Program (AHP) in 2001. The Chemehuevi Indian Tribe of Havasu Lake, Calif. received a $350,000 grant. The tribe will contribute $127,320 of NAHASDA funds for a total of $477,320 to renovate 35 rental homes, said tribal chairman Edward "Tito" Smith. The Borrego Springs Bank will be the recipient of the Federal Home Loan Bank funds for the Chemehuevi Tribe and will administer the funds with the assistance of the Chemehuevi Housing Department.