Bishop Paiute Tribe becomes FIRST CA tribe to receive an award of Low Income Housing Tax Credits

August 22, 2014

The California Tax Credit Allocation Committee (CTCAC) awarded the Paiute Tribe of Bishop, California with $884,507 in federal Low Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTCs) and $3,446,131 in California state LIHTCs to build 30 new affordable homes and a new community building.

“We are proud and excited to be awarded the LIHTC project;
adequate housing for our tribal citizens
is one of our community’s greatest needs,”
said David ThunderEagle, Bishop Paiute Tribe tribal administrator.

The thirty energy efficient homes will meet the needs of large families and multi-generational households common to the Bishop Paiute Tribe. The units will be built on quarter-acre lots, allowing for private yards and outdoor recreation space.

In addition, the development includes a 3,000-square-foot community building, a playground and a barbecue pit. The community building will provide the tribe with meeting space, a kitchen and restrooms.

Congratulations to the Bishop Paiute Tribe!

Read the entire press release on Sierra Wave, here.