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Nelson: $225 Million In Federal Resources To Nebraska For Infrastructure, Economic Development

Washington, D.C. - June 12, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) – Today, Nebraska’s Senator Ben Nelson welcomed an announcement by the U.S. Treasury Department that Nebraska will receive $225 million in new financing resources from the Stimulus Bill targeted to help communities invest in infrastructure and economic development.

$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.

Development Services Center Clears First Hurdle

Lincoln. NE - June 10, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — The City-County Public Building Commission (PBC) today approved two items that will help move forward the City's planning process for the proposed Development Services Center (DSC).

$200,000 awarded for housing purchase, rehab and resell activity in Lincoln County

NORTH PLATTE, NEB. - June 2, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — The Nebraska Department of Economic Development has awarded $200,000 HOME Community Housing Development Organization funding set aside as part of the 2007 Nebraska Affordable Housing Trust Fund to the nonprofit Lincoln County Community Development Corporation (CDC).


Washington, D.C. - April 10, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Today, Nebraska’s Senator Ben Nelson announced that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) will provide nearly $7 million that can be used to help Nebraska Community Action Agencies provide housing services, health programs and employment services as part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA).


Lincoln, NE - March 26, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — In observance of National Fair Housing Month, the Lincoln Commission on Human Rights (LCHR) will present its annual Fair Housing Conference April 21 and 22 at the Cornhusker Marriott in Lincoln. This year's focus is on public housing with a session targeted at the needs of public housing authorities. There is no registration fee to attend the conference, however, there is a charge of $25 to attend the Awards Luncheon April 22. The registration deadline is April 6.

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.

NIFA Releases 2009 Profile of Nebraska

Lincoln, NE - February 27, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — NIFA released the 2009 Profile of Nebraska Demographics, Economics and Housing study. Undertaken by Western Economic Services LLC., the 2009 edition builds on the previous six years of the study.

Phillips Edison Adds to Retail Holdings in Omaha

CINCINNATI, OH - OCTOBER 14, 2008 (PR NEWSWIRE) - Phillips Edison & Company, a retail real estate owner, manager and developer, announced the purchase...

New Property Tax Deduction Championed by Nebraska’s Senator

Omaha, NE - July 26, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — Following months of concern about the troubled housing market, Nebraska's Senator Ben Nelson applauded today's passage...


Mayor Chris Beutler today announced that his proposed City budget for 2008-2009 will include two measures designed to move the City forward in economic...


Cracking down on landlords who ignore housing code directives and the disorder and blight they cause is the goal of proposed legislation offered by...


June 20, 2008 - Mayor Chris Beutler participated a groundbreaking today for a “green build” house in the historic Malone neighborhood. The design of the home at 631 N. 24th Street includes passive solar techniques, materials, and building methods essential for sustainable design.

Attorney General Bruning Says Watch Out for Home Deed Scam

Lincoln, Neb - Attorney General Bruning wants to warn Nebraskans about a certified deed scam. The Lancaster County Register of Deeds Office received more...

Attorney General and Better Business Bureau Warn Consumers About Home Repair and Home Improvement...

(Lincoln, Neb) Has recent storm damage left your home in need of repair? Or, are you thinking about making some home improvements this spring?...


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.


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.