National and regional EPA officials, along with state and local leaders, gathered today in Omaha, Neb., to announce EPA’s proposed deletion of 1,154 properties from the National Priorities List (NPL) at the Omaha Lead Superfund Site, a first official signal of completed cleanup for part of the nation’s largest residential lead remediation site
Mayor Chris Beutler has approved a revised Water Management Plan for the City that will affect designated day outdoor watering schedules for apartment complexes and commercial properties. The plan is used to implement watering restrictions when the City's water supplies are decreased and the demand for water increases
The Nebraska Department of Revenue, Property Assessment Division, has processed the 2013 Real Property Abstracts of Assessment filed by the 93 Nebraska county assessors. Preliminary analysis indicates that real property valuations have increased 8.76% from 2012 to 2013, an increase in valuation of approximately $13.57 billon
The public is invited to help StarTran "Stuff the Bus" by donating new items needed by women and children at the Friendship Home, a 24-hour emergency shelter for women and their children experiencing domestic violence
Congressman Jeff Fortenberry this week introduced the Rural Housing Preservation Act (H.R. 858), which helps hundreds of rural communities across the nation address the challenge of affordable housing.
Mayor Chris Beutler today announced that the Hoppe Brothers have been chosen to redevelop 6.5 acres of property in the area of 21st and "N" streets. The "Exchange at Antelope Valley" will include a variety of housing options, retail space and a 32,000 square foot grocery store
The Nebraska Department of Revenue, Property Assessment Division reminds property owners that the Nebraska Homestead Exemption Application or Certification, Form 458, must be filed with their county assessor from February 2, 2013 through July 1,
In an effort to make it easier for citizens to locate surplus City land available for sale, Mayor Chris Beutler today announced that a complete listing is available on the City website at lincoln.ne.gov (keyword: surplus). The site includes a searchable database with aerial photos, addresses, parcel sizes and zoning.
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.
Downtown Lincoln's newest building has been named the Larson Building to honor business and community leader Roger Larson. Mayor Chris Beutler and Block 38 LLC made the announcement at this morning's grand opening of the new ten-story building on "Q" Street between 13th and 14th streets.
Mayor Chris Beutler and Block 38 LLC will participate in the grand opening and naming announcement for the downtown Catalyst building at 10 a.m. Monday, July 23. The ten-story building is on the north half of the block bounded by 13th, 14th, "Q" and "P" streets. The $31 million project includes 17,000 square feet of first-floor retail, six floors of City-operated parking, 52 units in the Parkhaus residential complex on the top three floors, and a green roof
May 28, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Mayor Chris Beutler announced today that a partnership among the City, Windstream and the Lower Platte South Natural Resources District (LPSNRD) has created a rare opportunity to make about seven contiguous acres of property in east downtown available for redevelopment. The Mayor said development of the area near 21st and "N" streets will put property back on the tax rolls, promote job growth and create another economic catalyst for the City.
May 6, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, Nebraska’s Senator Ben Nelson announced that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has begun investigating concerns raised about financial mismanagement at the Omaha Housing Authority. Nelson re-emphasized a request he made for a federal audit of OHA’s books.
Lincoln, Neb. - April 4, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Lt. Gov. Rick Sheehy announced the line-up for the 2011 Nebraska Infrastructure Protection Conference (NIPC). Nebraska businesses and private industry representatives are encouraged to participate in the conference taking place Monday and Tuesday, April 11 and 12, at the LaVista Conference Center, located at 12520 Westport Pkwy.
LINCOLN, NEB. - March 17, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Nebraska Department of Economic Development (DED) has awarded $350,000 in HOME funding to Southeast Nebraska Community Action Council, Inc., a nonprofit 501 (c)(3) in Humboldt, Neb., to provide homebuyer assistance to 15 qualifying first-time homebuyers.