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Indian Community Development Block Grant (ICDBG) Program

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Provides eligible grantees with direct grants for use in developing viable Indian and Alaska Native Communities. Eligible uses include decent housing, a suitable living environment and economic opportunities, primarily for low- and moderate-income persons.