Introduction to VA’s Native Direct Home Loan Product – September 16, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. EDT

Greetings from HUD’s Office of Native American Programs,


Please see the information below and pass this on to your colleagues and contacts who may want to learn more about the Veterans Administration’s Native American Direct Loan homeownership program.


Save the Date – September 16, 2021 – Introduction to the Native American Direct Loan Program for Native American Veterans

HUD ONAP is pleased to partner with our colleagues at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to host an introduction to the Native American Direct Loan (NADL) program for Native Veterans.  VA’s NADL program allows eligible Native American Veterans to buy, build, or improve a home on federal trust land. NADL can also be used to refinance an existing loan to reduce your interest rate. Learn from NADL specialists and a recipient to see if you qualify and how to apply.  Join us at 2:00 p.m. EDT on September 16, 2021.

To join the conference, click:   Follow the prompts to connect audio by computer or telephone.

If you are unable to join the web conference or require a non-US phone number, click here.  Access Code: 5693760#


Our presenters:

William “Bill” Haines is an Assistant Loan Production Officer at the Denver Regional Loan Center. He started his VA career as a Loan Production on March of 2008 as a Loan Specialist/Underwriter. Prior to coming on board with the VA, he enjoyed a successful career in the mortgage industry, he worked for Barnett Bank, NationsBanc Mortgage Corp, Bank of America and Everbank located in Jacksonville, Florida. He was a Processor, Underwriter and Closer for Bank of America from 1996-2003 and a Mortgage Originator from 2003-2007 for Everbank. He served in the United States Army and served honorably from 1989 to 1996 (Fort Sill, OK and Fort Bragg, NC), deployed to the Republic of Haiti in 1995 for Operation Uphold Democracy, and served in the Florida Army National Guard from 1996 to 2000. He enjoys spending his vacations in warm places like Mexico, Roatan, Costa Rica, Curacao just to name a few with his wife.


Casandra L. Kelting moved to Colorado from San Francisco, California in March 2016. She graduated in the areas of political science and paralegal studies at the City University of New York with Latin honors. Casandra proceeded to work in a fast-paced environment assuring attorney satisfaction with investigative coop and condo due diligence reports as a paralegal, and shortly thereafter started a seven-year career with the federal government. Currently, she is a Loan Specialist and Native American Direct Loan Coordinator for the Department of Veteran’s Affairs. In her free time, Casandra enjoys hiking, visiting hot springs, and traveling. She also volunteers as a provider to assist Cancer participants for Life Spark Cancer Resources. Her goal for 2021, is to complete her Doula certification and assist birthing families at the University Hospital in Denver. Educationally, Casandra would like to complete her Native American International Law Certificate by December 2021.


Special Guest:  Monica Serena from the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes

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