Nebraska Housing Grants Resources
Nebraska Department of Economic Development
There are several Nebraska housing grants programs provided by this organization. The most sought-after program is the Nebraska Affordable Housing. In this program, grants are provided for local government, public housing authorities, and non-profit organizations mainly for seven basic needs:
- Construct new rental units for low-to-moderate families and individuals.
- Restore old buildings of schools, hotels, and others for rental housing uses.
- Rehabilitate current rental properties that are owned by public housing authorities and non-profit organizations to meet local building requirements as well as the policies and regulations from Nebraska Department of Economic Development’s rehabilitation standards.
- Manage home buyers assistance program.
- Construct and develop new single family housing units including infrastructure for home owners.
- Provide down payment assistance to first time home buyers when buying their selected homes.
- Increase the capacity of non-profit organizations to develop affordable and comfortable housing.
The organization also has HOME program that provides grants to both non-profit and local government units so that they can also develop and support affordable housing. Included in this are:
- Annual Action Plan
- Home Manual
- Application Guidelines and
Aside from that, the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program provides the Nebraskan State with affordable, safe, and most importantly, accessible housing and infrastructure; as well as quality jobs, among many other services.
301 Centennial Mall South
P.O. Box 94666
Lincoln, NE 68509
Phone: (800) 426-6505
Fax: (402) 471-3778
Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services
There are several Nebraska housing grants that are available for senior citizens. One of these is the Adult Family Homes that provides organized living arrangements that will benefit the adult citizens of Nebraska in their community. The homes are particularly certified by the Department of Health and Human Services so we can make sure that they already met high standards. It also provides minimum supervision and assistance to no more than three individuals.
The organization also has Housing Affordable Rentals that were developed for some time now by none other than the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) as well as the Department of Agriculture’s Office of Rural Development to cater the needs of older people.
To make the units possible, rent subsidies have been organized. There are also some loans and grants that are available for low income interested applicants for health or safety hazards for the benefit of senior citizens of Nebraska. It aims to improve as well as modernize the selected housing units of the home owners. Covered items include but not limited to the repair and replacement of heating systems, sewer systems, insulation, foundations, and many others.
State Unit of Aging
PO Box 95026
Lincoln, NE 68509
Phone: (402) 471-4624
Alt Phone: 800-942-7830 (Nebraska only)
Fax: (402) 471-4619
Douglas County – Nebraska Housing Grants Authority
The organization provides different housing programs for the benefit of many locals depending on their needs. There are Rental Housing Programs, Elderly and Disabled Housing, Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program, and the most sought-after program, the CROWN Program. In this particular program, the participants can rent houses during a specified period of time while developing home-ownership skills that can be used for purchasing their own home towards the end of the participation period.
The units are accessibly located in Valley on West Condron. There are 12 spacious houses that have three big bedroom units with one car garage attached to it. Among these units, there are four units allocated to handicap individuals. All units met the UFAS accessibility requirements.
Meanwhile, the Rental Housing Programs provide housing options for elderly and disabled Nebraska residents who have met the requirements and qualifications of HUD as well as the Low Income Housing Tax Credit program guidelines. The housing authority already built a total of thirty eight three and four-bedroom housing units for single-families. On the other hand, one bedroom apartments were also built in different locations for elderly and disabled individuals.
5404 N. 107th Plaza
Omaha, NE 68134
Phone: (402) 444-6203
Fax: (402) 444-6600