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Officials: Cherokee Nation homes to be restored in $30M plan


August 2, 2019

CLAREMORE, Okla. (AP) — The Cherokee Nation will overhaul hundreds of tribal homes, remodel community buildings and generate construction jobs across northeastern Oklahoma under a $30 million rehabilitation plan, officials said.

The Housing, Jobs and Sustainable Communities Act of 2019 is part of Cherokee Nation Principal Chief-Elect Chuck Hoskin Jr.'s first 100 days of office initiatives. The act will now proceed to the tribal council for final approval.

Hoskin said Thursday in Claremore that the renovation plan will help the tribe's elderly people and citizens who have disabilities, the...

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