LINCOLN, NE - December 10, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Nebraska Department of Economic Development (DED) has awarded $550,000 in HOME Community Housing Development Organization (CHDO) funding to NeighborWorks Northeast Nebraska (NWNEN), a state designated CHDO based in Norfolk, to pursue 12 owner-occupied rehab housing projects. The homes will be scattered throughout Colfax, Cuming, Madison, Pierce, Platte, Stanton and Wayne counties, and available to homeowners earning at or below 80 percent of the Area Median Family Income
LINCOLN, NE - December 10, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Nebraska Department of Economic Development has awarded CORE Development, Inc., a 501(c)3 nonprofit, $250,000 in HOME funds through a Nebraska Affordable Housing Program (NAHP) 2010 set aside grant to rehabilitate eight owner-occupied homes in Amelia, Brunswick, Chambers, Clearwater, Orchard, Inman, Ewing, Elgin, Neligh, Oakdale, Royal, Page and all of Antelope County
October 26, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Statistics show that Americans spend 90 percent of our time in buildings, which is why we’re seeing a surge in the growth of green buildings, especially schools. U.S. school systems have 55 million students and 5 million faculty members. That’s 20 percent of the population spending 6 hours or more each day in a school building.
LINCOLN, NE - October 20, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Attorney General Jon Bruning today announced that as part of a coordinated national effort, Nebraska will review the practice of so-called “robo-signing” within the mortgage servicing industry
October 19, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- A partnership between the City of Lincoln and Black Hills Energy, provider of natural gas service in the City of Lincoln, has resulted in the creation of a position in the City's Development Services Center (DSC) to promote the use of green building practices in development projects. The position is funded through the City's Cleaner Greener Lincoln initiative, which received $2.4 million in federal energy stimulus funds to improve energy efficiency and boost the use of renewable and clean energy technologies across the community
LINCOLN, NEB. - August 24, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Nebraska Department of Economic Development has awarded Keith County Housing Development Corporation, a non-profit 501 (c)(3), $80,900 in Nebraska Affordable Housing Trust Funds to purchase, rehabilitate and resell a home in Ogallala to a family earning at or below 100 percent of the Area Median Income.
Omaha, NE - June 15, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, Nebraska’s Senator Ben Nelson cosponsored legislation enabling substantial wind power development in Nebraska that could create jobs and provide Nebraskans with more electricity generated from renewable energy.
LINCOLN, NEB. - April 6, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Nebraska Department of Economic Development has awarded $1,967,114 in HOME funding to five local/regional housing authorities and non-profit 501(c)(3) organizations to build rental housing for residents ages 55 and older in their respective communities.
Lincoln, NE - February 19, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Mayor Chris Beutler today said replacing Lincoln's current Uniform Housing Code with the International Property Maintenance Code (IPMC) will help the City address problem properties in neighborhoods.
Lincoln, NE - February 2, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The 8th annual Housing Innovation Marketplace, sponsored by NIFA, was held on January 26-27, 2010 at the Omaha Regency Marriot Hotel. The goal of the conference was to stimulate the formation of affordable ownership and rental housing development.