THRHA gives update on home renovations last week
January 31, 2019
The Tlingit Haida Regional Housing Authority (THRHA) held a meeting in Wrangell last week, on Jan. 23, to give an update on a project they have been working on to reduce the cost of living for low-income tribal citizens. Thanks to an ICDBG grant they received in 2018, or Indian Community Development Block Grant, they are working to renovate 20 homes across Wrangell to make them more energy efficient. According to the presentation, about $34,000 will be spent on each home.
Director of Tribal Services Desiree Jackson explained that the goal is to reduce utility costs of these homes from an es...