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Our Physical Issues Committee develops and implements strategies to explain and streamline the land lease process, strengthen infrastructure development efforts, and increase housing stock on Native land.

7

leasehold flowcharts

37

internships completed

14,800

hours of work experience

11

full-time job placements

14

contractors increased capacity

2

contractor trainings

2019

MILESTONES

> Continue to focus on inspector certification: explore college course development
> Hold contractor workshop
> Focus on appraiser apprenticeship process
> Continue/expand construction internship program (2 new sites)
> Start conducting outreach to youth on construction trades
> Train practitioners on leasehold process
> Focus on utilities (water/sewer); engage IHS/BIA
> Explore design of handicapped-accessible homes

2019

MILESTONES

> Continue to focus on inspector certification: explore college course development
> Hold contractor workshop
> Focus on appraiser apprenticeship process
> Continue/expand construction internship program (2 new sites)
> Start conducting outreach to youth on construction trades
> Train practitioners on leasehold process
> Focus on utilities (water/sewer); engage IHS/BIA
> Explore design of handicapped-accessible homes

"This work is focused on the place where homeownership intersects land, infrastructure, and housing stock issues."

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Get Involved!


To get involved with the Physical Issues Committee,please contact one of the committee chairs. 

Tawney Brunsch
Lakota Funds

Dustin Baird
Independent Contractor

Eric Shepherd
Sisseton Wahpeton

Get Involved!


To get involved with the Physical Issues Committee, please contact one of the committee chairs. 

Tawney Brunsch
Lakota Funds

Dustin Baird
Independent Contractor

Eric Shepherd
Sisseton Wahpeton