By spreading the wealth, we are referring to knowledge. Since the induction of THRHA’s Financial Cent$ program organizations have reached out to the Financial Cent$ program so that they may in turn teach their clients valuable financial wellness education. When the Aiding Women in Abuse and Rape Emergencies (AWARE) Inc. reached out to THRHA regarding training in financial literacy, we couldn’t have dreamed of a better fit. Read More
United Way of Southeast Alaska and British Petroleum (BP) donate $2, 500 to the THRHA Voluntary Income Tax Assistance site (VITA) and an additional $2, 500 is donated by United Way of Southeast Alaska and Wells Fargo to the Financial Cent$ program! Read More
JOINT NEWS RELEASE
February 27, 2015
Tribe Receives United States Department of Housing and Urban Development Grant Award
The United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced it has awarded $246,000 to the Central Council of the Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska (Central Council) under their Resident Opportunities and Self Sufficiency (ROSS) grant program. Central Council was one of 110 organizations (housing authorities, tribal organizations and non-profits) nationwide to receive funding under the ROSS grant program designed to coordinate resources that provide supportive services to public housing residents.Read More
Only 3 weeks into the tax season, THRHA’s Free Tax Preparation staff have completed over 200 taxes at zero cost to clients. This is already well above the amount of taxes that were prepared last year at this time and there is no slowing down in the foreseeable future.Read More
Starting in February 2015, Tlingit Haida Regional Housing Authority (THRHA) is partnering with the University of Illinois Sustainable Technology Center (ISTC) to monitor both indoor and outdoor air quality in areas that use wood burning appliances to heat their homes.Read More
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With the help of Alaska Native Sisterhood (ANS)-Camp 70, THRHA was able to host a successful donation campaign for the Glory Hole’s Thanksgiving. Baskets. Read More
As of June 2014, the Energy Cents program completed the home assessment phase of the Tribal DOE K11 grant, and is now finished with the analysis of the data collected. . This included assessments of current energy usage, energy efficiency, and current heating system and water system analysis. Read More