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Indian Housing Improvement Program



      #..INTERIOR/BIA-10

   #....System name: Indian Housing Improvement Program--Interior, BIA-
      10.

     System location:
       (1) Division of Housing Services, Bureau of Indian Affairs, 1951
   Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20245. (2) All Area and
   Agency Offices. (For a listing of specific locations, contact the
   System Manager.)
     Categories of individuals covered by the system:
       Individual Indians who qualify as housing improvement
   participants.
     Categories of records in the system:
       (1) Housing applications, financial records, and engineering
   drawing material, and (2) records concerning individuals which have
   arisen as a result of that individual's receipt of Housing
   Improvement Program funds for which the individual did not meet
   prescribed eligibility criteria, or as a result of the individual's
   misuse of funds for the purpose(s) disbursed.
     Authority for maintenance of the system:
       25 U.S.C. 13.
     Routine uses of records maintained in the system, including
   categories of users and the purposes of such uses:
       The primary uses of the records are (a) to maintain a management
   control of funds distributed to each individual and (b) to provide a
   progress report on housing improvements. Provides management with an
   automated information system for program planning, reporting and
   management utilization. disclosures outside the Department of the
   Interior may be made (1) disclosure or transfer to another Federal
   agency, a State or local government, an Indian tribal group or a
   contractor that will have jurisdiction over programs now controlled
   by the BIA (2) to the U.S. Department of Justice when related to
   litigation or anticipated litigation, (3) of information indicating a
   violation or to appropriate Federal, State, local or foreign agencies
   responsible for investigating or prosecuting the violation or for
   enforcing or implementing the statute, rule, regulation, order or
   license, (4) from the record of an individual in response to an
   inquiry from a Congressional office made at the request of that
   individual, (5) to a Federal agency which has requested information
   relevant or necessary to its hiring or retention of an employee, or
   issuance of a security clearance, license, contract, grant or other
   benefit.
   Disclosure to consumer reporting agencies:
       Disclosures pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552a(b)(12). Pursuant to 5
   U.S.C. 552a(b)(12), disclosures may be made to a consumer reporting
   agency as defined in the Fair Credit Reporting Act (15 U.S.C.
   1681a(f)) or the Federal Claims Collection Act of 1966 (31 U.S.C.
   3701(a)(3)).
     Policies and practices for storing, retrieving, accessing,
   retaining, and disposing of records in the system:
     Storage:
       Manual letter files. Computer: Maintained in computer
   translatable form on magnetic tape for automated areas.
     Retrievability:
       (a) Indexed by name of applicant. (b) Retrieved by manual search.
     Safeguards:
       In accordance with 43 CFR 2.51.
     Retention and disposal:
       Records permanently retained.
     System manager(s) and address:
       Director, Office of Indian Services, Bureau of Indian Affairs,
   18th and C Sts, NW, Washington, DC 20245
     Notification procedure:
       To determine whether the records are maintained on you in this
   system, write to the System Manager or, with respect to records
   maintained in the office for which he is responsible, the Agency
   Superintendent or the Area or Field Office Director. See 43 CFR 2.60
     Record access procedures:
       To see your records, write the officials listed in the
   Notification procedure. Describe as specifically as possible the
   records sought. If copies are desired, indicate the maximum you are
   willing to pay. See 43 CFR 2.63.
     Contesting record procedures:
       To request correction or the removal of material from your files,
   write the System Manager. See 43 CFR 2.71.
     Record source categories:
       Individual on whom record is maintained.