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2016 NAHTF QAP Public Comment Period and Public Hearing

The Nebraska Department of Economic Development will conduct a public comment period, December 17-January 15, 2016, for the Proposed 2016 Nebraska Affordable Housing Act Qualified Allocation Plan (QAP) that involves the distribution of approximately $10 million in Nebraska Affordable Housing Trust Fund (NAHTF) resources.

Recycling Grants Available

The City Public Works and Utilities Department today announced that $40,000 in grant funding is available for projects or programs serving Lincoln and Lancaster County that reduce the amount of solid waste material taken to the landfill. Non-profit organizations, schools, political jurisdictions and businesses are eligible to apply

$250,000 CDBG funds awarded for Oconto water/wastewater project

The Nebraska Department of Economic Development (DED) today awarded $250,000 in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding to the Village of Oconto to pursue a project in the Water/Wastewater category.

Household Hazardous Waste Collection and Latex Paint Exchange Set for Saturday, April 25

Lincoln and Lancaster County residents can dispose of unwanted chemicals by bringing them to a household hazardous waste collection from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 25 at Wal-Mart, 87th and Highway 2. This event is sponsored by the Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department and is for households only. Business waste will not be accepted

$250,000 CDBG funds awarded for water/wastewater project in Firth

The Nebraska Department of Economic Development (DED) today awarded $250,000 in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding to the Village of Firth to pursue a project in the Water/Wastewater category

HUD Awards $553,609 for Affordable Housing and Economic Development in Rural Nebraska

WASHINGTON, DC - September 8, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan today awarded $553,609 to two rural housing programs in Nebraska to stimulate economic development, create jobs and produce more affordable housing.

More than $5.4 million grant funding awarded for affordable housing projects

LINCOLN, NEB. - September 2, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Nebraska Department of Economic Development (DED) has awarded $5,409,677 grant funding to communities and local housing partnerships as part of the 2009 Nebraska Affordable Housing Program.

Recovery Act Grants Awarded to Omaha and Lincoln, Nebraska

WASHINGTON, DC - July 16, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan today approved plans for Lincoln and Omaha to use $1.8 million in federal grants to help stabilize and revive local neighborhoods, rehabilitate affordable housing, and improve key public facilities.

HUD Awards $7.9 Million in Homelessness Prevention Funds to Nebraska Communities

WASHINGTON, DC - July 09, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan today awarded a $7,871,814 grant to 3 grantees in Nebraska to rapidly re-house families who fall into homelessness, or prevent them from becoming homeless in the first place.

$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.

$23,250 funding completes Phase I Downtown Revitalization projects in Geneva, South Sioux City

LINCOLN, NEB.- June 11, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) – The Nebraska Department of Economic Development has awarded a total $23,250 in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding to Geneva and South Sioux City to wrap up the Phase I Planning portion of their downtown revitalization projects.

Housing Authorities Across State Prepare Renovations, Energy Efficiency Projects

Omaha, NE - March 19, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Nebraska’s Senator Ben Nelson announced today that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is sending more than $13 million to Nebraska for 98 public housing renovations and energy efficiency improvements in communities statewide as part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.

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Mayor Says User Fees Increases Help Prevent Property Tax Hike

Mayor Chris Beutler today said user fee increases helped his administration meet its main objectives for the City's first biennial budget - no property tax increase, no major program cuts and no use of one-time money for ongoing programs.

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NIFA’s Homeownership Team Announces Top Producer and Shining Star Award Winners

NIFA’s Homeownership team recently held annual lender training meetings at the LaVista Conference Center on October 17th and at the Holiday Inn Express in North Platte on October 18th. At these events, awards were presented to the Top Producers and Shining Stars. Top Producer awards are given to the top ten loan officers who originate the most NIFA loans for first-time homebuyers in Nebraska in 2015.