CICD Events

Homeownership in Indian Country: Creating the Opportunity for Choice

Join us this summer in Minneapolis for a dynamic two-day convening on creating opportunities for housing choice in Native communities!

Watch the event live at minneapolisfed.org

Read the Tribal Leaders Handbook on Homeownership


 

Event Details

Day I - July 9, 2018
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Mystic Lake Center
2400 Mystic Lake Blvd.
Prior Lake, MN 55372

Register for Land Data for Promoting Indian Business and Homeownership on Reservations

Day II - July 10, 2018
8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
90 Hennepin Ave.
Minneapolis, MN 55401

Good news: We have reached our registration capacity, which means we will have an awesome event!
More good news: If you haven’t registered yet and would like to attend, we will accommodate you. We will have an overflow room adjacent to the main convening room, so you’ll be closely engaged in the event.

Register for Homeownership in Indian Country: Creating the Opportunity for Choice


Event Description

Day I – Land Data for Promoting Reservation Business and Homeownership Development

The Department of the Interior, the Tribal-Interior Budget Council, and Center for Indian Country Development come together to discuss the importance of accurate and complete land records, efficient business processes, and the role of land status in economic development.

This day will feature panels and interactive group sessions focusing on:

  • Criticality of accurate and complete land records to Indian business and homeownership
  • Land data needed to support the leasing process on trust lands
  • Challenges to improving the quality of and access to accurate land data
  • Tribal innovations and solutions to land data issues

Participants will leave more familiar with land data issues and the options to address them.

Register for Land Data for Promoting Reservation Business and Homeownership Development

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Day II – Homeownership in Indian Country: Creating the Opportunity for Choice

The Center for Indian Country Development, Enterprise Community Partners, and NeighborWorks America continue the conversation with systems leaders to make homeownership a real opportunity and to launch the Tribal Leaders Handbook on Homeownership.

This day will feature the work of the National Native Homeownership Coalition and focus on making homeownership a real choice in Indian Country:

  • Using data to improve lending practices
  • Harmonizing federal policy and procedures
  • Modeling innovative practices
  • Creating real homeownership opportunities

Participants will gain clarity on larger systems-level changes needed to make trust lands available for homeownership and other community development purposes, and with a guide to real and practical steps to creating successful homeownership programs.

Register for Homeownership in Indian Country: Creating the Opportunity for Choice

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Event Agenda

Land Data for Promoting Indian Business and Homeownership on Reservations

Event Agenda

Homeownership in Indian Country: Creating the Opportunity for Choice

Event Agenda


Lodging and Travel Arrangements

  • If you attend both events, you will need to make separate lodging and ground transportation
  • July 9 is located in Shakopee, MN at the Mystic Lake Hotel. There is a room block available on July 8-9. The final date for reserving rooms at the reduced rate is June 17. Remember to mention full meeting name, Tribal Interior Budget Council Meeting. 1-800-548-8536
  • July 10 is located at the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. Nearby hotels include: The Renaissance Depot Minneapolis Hotel, TownePlace Suites by Marriot Minneapolis, and The Hotel Minneapolis. We do not have room blocks for attendees. Those attending the July 10 event may want to consider staying in Minneapolis on the evening of July 9.
  • Attendees planning to attend both days should arrange travel between Shakopee and Minneapolis the evening of July 9th through a rental car, taxi, or Uber/Lyft service.

Contact Information

For inquiries, please send an email to cicd@mpls.frb.org

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