Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Local and Regional TRHA Update

The selection process for the final home in Nain is over.

Janelle Barbour and Kenny Dicker Jr. are the new homeowners.

This decision was expected to be made this Friday.

Margret Fox is the Chairperson of the Torngat Regional Housing Association (TRHA).

Fox says the home is a previous TRHA house that was turned back over to them.

The house was formerly in the name of Sam Ford.

In other TRHA news.

Fox says they have received a response from the Nunatsiavut Government on the final $1 million.

So far they’ve received $300,000.

Then on July 1st they’ll get another $500,000.

And the remaining $200,000 will be allocated on October 1st.

In October 2008, the Provincial Government allocated $8.2 million to all of the provinces aboriginal groups.

The province called it the Off-Reserve Aboriginal Housing Repair Program.

The monies will be used to build a new duplex apartment in Nain.

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