If you are looking for affordable housing in Nebraska, you have come to the right place. This website provides information on a variety of low-income housing programs and resources in Nebraska.
What is Low Income Housing?
Low income housing is housing that is affordable to people who earn below a certain income level. The income level that qualifies for low income housing varies depending on the program and the area where you live.
How do I qualify for low income housing in Nebraska?
To qualify for low income housing in Nebraska, you must meet the following income requirements:
Your household income must be below 80% of the area median income (AMI). The AMI is updated annually by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and varies by county.
You must have a valid Social Security number or Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN).
You must be a U.S. citizen or a legal immigrant.
In addition to the income requirements, you may also need to meet other eligibility requirements, such as:
- You must not have been evicted from any public housing or Section 8 housing in the past three years.
- You must not have any outstanding felony convictions for drug-related offenses.
- You must not be a registered sex offender.
Low Income Housing Programs in Nebraska
There are a variety of low income housing programs available in Nebraska, including:
Public Housing: Public housing is owned and operated by local housing authorities. Public housing units are rented to low-income households at below-market rates.
Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers: Section 8 is a federal program that provides rental assistance to low-income households. Vouchers can be used to rent apartments, townhouses, or single-family homes from private landlords.
Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC): LIHTC is a federal program that provides tax credits to developers who build or renovate affordable housing units. LIHTC units are typically rented at below-market rates.
PublicHousing.com puts together our list of properties using the above program listings all on one website.
Choose from the list of cities below to find a low-income apartment in Nebraska