1997Investigative Reporting

Where to write

By: 
Eric Nadler, Deborah Nelson
and Alex Tizon
December 5, 1996
Index | DAY 1 | DAY 2 | DAY 3 | DAY 4 | DAY 5


Day Five:

Thursday, December 5, 1996

HUD program is changing - for better or worse

Minding the rules, making them work

Before and after

What a time for the boss to leave town

What to do

Where to write

If you want to try to influence the future of the Department of Housing and Urban Development's Indian-housing program, here are some key people to whom you can write:

Legislators

U.S. Rep. Rick Lazio
Chairman, Subcommittee on Housing
14 Cannon House Office Building
Washington, D.C. 20515

U.S. Sen. Slade Gorton
Committee on Indian Affairs
730 Hart Senate Office Building
Washington, D.C. 20510-4701

U.S. Sen. Patty Murray
Committee on Housing and Urban Affairs
111 Russell Senate Office Building
Washington, D.C. 20510

Indian Housing Officials

Henry Cisneros
Secretary
Department of Housing and Urban Development
451 Seventh Ave. SW, Room 10000
Washington, D.C. 20410

Dominic Nessi
Assistant Deputy Secretary
Office of Native American Programs
Department of Housing and Urban Development
1999 Broadway, Suite 3390, Box 90
Denver, CO 80202

Susan Gaffney
Inspector General
Department of Housing and Urban Development
451 Seventh St. S.W., Room 8256
Washington, D.C. 20410

Jerry Leslie
Director
Northwest Office of Native American Programs
Department of Housing and Urban Development
909 First Avenue, Suite 200
Seattle, WA 98104

Ruth Jaure
Executive Director
National American Indian Housing Council
900 Second Street N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20002

Norman Nault Jr.
Chairman
Northwest Indian Housing Association
P.O. Box 156
Wapato, WA 98951