The Secretary shall, by regulation issued not later than the expiration of the 6-month period beginning on December 27, 2000, in the manner provided under section 4227 of this title, establish a formula to provide for the allocation of amounts available for a fiscal year for block grants under this subchapter in accordance with the requirements of this section.
25 U.S. Code § 4236 - Allocation formula
(b) Factors for determination of needThe formula under subsection (a) shall be based on factors that reflect the needs for assistance for affordable housing activities, including—
(c) Other factors for considerationIn establishing the formula under subsection (a), the Secretary shall consider the relative administrative capacities of the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands and other challenges faced by the Department, including—
geographic distribution within Hawaiian Home Lands; and