What is considered low income in Nebraska?
Low income is defined as having a household income that is 60% or less of the area median gross income, adjusted for household size. For example, to qualify as low income for a family of four, the household income would be $48,240 or less.
How do I get housing assistance in Omaha NE?
Call (402) 934-2273. FHAS of Omaha can help people move to a more affordable home, assist with rent payments if the tenant has an eviction notice, and may also have loans for paying security deposits. Counseling and other services are offered in addition to any rental or energy assistance. (402) 934-7921.
How do I apply for housing assistance in Nebraska?
To apply, contact or visit the management office of each apartment building that interests you. To apply for either type of help, visit your local Public Housing Agency (PHA). Some PHAs have long waiting lists, so you may want to apply at more than one PHA.
Is Section 8 local or federal?
The housing choice voucher program is the federal government's major program for assisting very low-income families, the elderly, and the disabled to afford decent, safe, and sanitary housing in the private market.