Why it’s so difficult to build homes on the Navajo Reservation

To build new residences on Tribal Trust Land, the Navajo Housing Authority and private developers must overcome multiple obstacles

navajo-reservation-pixabay-no-att-reqBy Dennis Wagner and Craig Harris | The Republic

If the Navajo Reservation were a state, it would be the poorest in the nation, with the highest rates of poverty and unemployment. Its housing need might be more acute than anywhere else, too.

Almost 20 years ago, a study estimated nearly 21,000 families on the Navajo Reservation needed new homes. More than a decade later, despite hundreds of millions of tax dollars allocated, that number had only grown — to more than 34,000.

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