$20,000 awarded for housing in Hemingford

LINCOLN, NEB. – June 25, 2009 – (RealEstateRama) — The Nebraska Department of Economic Development has awarded $20,000 in Nebraska Affordable Housing Program funding to Community Action Partnership of Western Nebraska to renovate the Wheatridge Court Apartment complex in Hemingford built in the 1970s.

Additional funding totaling $128,700 from the U.S. Department of Housing 202/811 program and Section 515 Rural Rental Housing Loan Program from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development will complete the project.

The funding will be used to renovate and upgrade ten 665-sq.-ft. two-bedroom, single-bath apartments, and six 566-sq.-ft. one-bedroom, single-bath apartments. The apartments will receive new carpeting and flooring, countertops, sinks and vanities. Water heaters will be replaced, and new exhaust fans and lighting fixtures will be installed.  Windows and doors will be replaced. Fire detection, and new heating and air conditioning systems will be installed.

Exterior work will include new lighting, signage, playground equipment with fencing, enclosure of the trash pickup area, and concrete work involving street, parking lot and walkway improvements, and installation of a curb ramp.

For information, contact Michael A. Minzey at 308-635-3089 or <!– var prefix = ‘ma’ + ‘il’ + ‘to’; var path = ‘hr’ + ‘ef’ + ‘=’; var addy67989 = ‘mminzey’ + ‘@’; addy67989 = addy67989 + ‘capwn’ + ‘.’ + ‘org’; var addy_text67989 = ‘mminzey’ + ‘@’ + ‘capwn’ + ‘.’ + ‘org’; document.write( ” ); document.write( addy_text67989 ); document.write( ” ); //–>\n mminzey (at) capwn (dot) org <!– document.write( ” ); //–> This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it <!– document.write( ” ); //–>

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CONTACT:  Patty Wood at 800-426-6505, 402-471-1559 or <!– var prefix = ‘ma’ + ‘il’ + ‘to’; var path = ‘hr’ + ‘ef’ + ‘=’; var addy55423 = ‘patty.wood’ + ‘@’; addy55423 = addy55423 + ‘nebraska’ + ‘.’ + ‘gov’; var addy_text55423 = ‘patty.wood’ + ‘@’ + ‘nebraska’ + ‘.’ + ‘gov’; document.write( ” ); document.write( addy_text55423 ); document.write( ” ); //–>\n patty.wood (at) nebraska (dot) gov <!– document.write( ” ); //–>

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The Nebraska Department of Economic Development (DED) is the official lead economic development agency for Nebraska. Created by the Legislature in 1967, DED’s emphasis is growing and diversifying the state’s “economic base,” bringing new dollars into the state.

Contact:

Nebraska Department of Economic Development
301 Centennial Mall South
P.O. Box 94666
Lincoln, NE 68509-4666

Phone: (800) 426-6505
Fax: (402) 471-3778

Richard Baier, Director

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