The Council hereby finds and declares that:
(a) the Pueblo has established SIHA to address the housing needs of the People including providing safe and affordable housing options; and,
(b) the Pueblo has received federal housing funds, including COVID-related grant funds, to assist the Pueblo in providing housing programs and services to the People; and,
(c) the US Department of Housing and Urban Development ("HUD") has made available Housing Improvement Program ("HIP") funds to eligible Indian tribes including the Pueblo; and,
(d) the Council finds it in the best interest of the Pueblo to authorize and direct the Housing Authority to administer a Housing Improvement Program and an Emergency Repair Program ("ERP") to provide critical housing services to the People.